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River Carron River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
River Carron
Revd.[Reverend] John Kerr
Mr. David Leighton,
Mr. R.W. Dorward
Revd. [Reverend] William Begg
Mr. John Beeby
Gazeteer of Scotland
Nimmo's History of Stirling 1817
Mr. George Laing
Mr. James Rennie
025.09 ; 025.10 A small but important River which rises near the road-side leading from Campsie to Fintry, and about midway between these two villages. from its source to within about 3 miles of Denny its banks are low, and its course sluggish, particularly that portion passing through Carron Bog, where in the winter season it not unfrequently assumes the appearance of a large Loch -from this point to about ½ mile S. [South] of Denny it is Rapid, its banks Rugged and precipitous and thickly wooded, from this point to its confluence with the
Firth of Forth it again assumes its sluggish course. Its tributaries are the Grange Burn, Bonny Water, and a number of small rivulets of lesser note. At Larbert nearly the whole of its waters are diverted through an artificial channel to a large reservoir for the purpose of propelling the vast machining of the Carron Iron Works, about ½ mile below

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