List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
WATER OF KEN Water of Ken
Water of Ken
William Alexander
Thomas McKie
009 [Situation] Running Southerly &. receiving Black Water & the Water of Deugh,

A considerable river having its rise in Dumfriesshire, and running in a southerly direction receiving in its course numerous tributaries, the largest of which is called the "Water of Deugh", and for a number of miles flowing thro' [through] a very romantic and picturesque vale, passing the village of Dalry, Balmaclellan, the Royal burgh of New Galloway, and the ancient and romantic castle of Kenmure, where it expands for a considerable width and is called Loch Ken. About 4 1/2 miles below Kenmure Castle at a place called the "Boat of Rhone" it receives the "Black Water of Dee" and from which point it is called the River Dee to its influx with the sea about 3 milesd below the Burgh of Kirkcudbright.

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WATER OF KEN - entry created by transcriber (GC) as not originally included in "List of names as written"

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