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RIVER DEVON River Devon


Devon
The Devon
Devon
Devon Water
Devon River
Devon River
Dr. [Doctor] Young
Mr. Dempster Tillyochie
Mr. Murray
Chambers Pictures of Scotland
Full [Fullartons] Gazetteer
New Statistical Account
Johnston's Co. [County] Map
Map Attached to Chalmers Caledonia
Map Attached to the Scottish Directory
021 [situation] Passing the West side of Crook of Devon.
A small river which rises in the "Ochils", a little E [East] of Sheriffmuir, in the Parish of Blackford, Perthshire. It takes an E [Easterly] direction to [Auchlinskie], where it makes a considerable bend, taking a S.E. [Southeasterly] course as far as "The Crook", it then abruptly turns W.S.W.; [West South West] reaching the Deils Mill it suddenly falls several feet, becomes contracted, & almost hidden between high rugged rocks, forming a beautiful ravine nearly 1/4 mile in lenght, at the end of which is the Rumbling Bridge. after running a smooth course for abt. [about] a mile it again becomes suddenly contracted falls abt. [about] 30 feet and forms the celebrated Caldrons Lynn. From the lower Caldron, through a narrow space the whole stream [dashes] out and falls 44 feet perpendicular height continuing a westerly direction it reaches Alloa where it empties into the Frith of Forth
CROOK OF DEVON Crook of Devon
Crook of Devon
Crook of Devon
Crook of Devon
Bells County Map
Frasers' County Map
Mr Gentle
Dr. [Doctor] Young Carnbo
021 [situation] 1/2 Mile S.W. [South West] by West of Drum.
A small village on the E. [East] side of the river Devon, 18 miles E. [East] of Stirling & 6 West of Kinross. It is a burgh of barony, and has a fair in May and another in October. The village takes its name from a sudden turn or "crook" which the River Devon takes at this place. See Gazetteer of Scotland.

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