List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Kirriemuir (Continued) [continued from page 1]
"Kirriemuir lies at the north side of the extensive & fertile valley of Strathmore. The name is by some supposed to be compounded of two words, Corrie-Mòr, the large hollow or den; by others, it is said to be a Celtic word, which means the "large quarter or district". The position of the town on the side of a ravine or den, which extends nearly a mile in length, & is upwards of 100 ft [feet] in depth, supports the former derivation; while the latter may be supposed to have reference to the great extent of country which the parish embraces. The parish is divided into two considerable districts, which are separated from each other by part of the parish of Kingoldrum the one, the northern, usually called Glenprosen, is chiefly pastoral, the other, the Southern division is nearly square in form."
"New Statistical Account"

There is no portion of this parish detached further than what is stated above, nor is there any portion of any other parish detached within the boundary of this parish

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