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LINLITHGOW LOCH Continued 006 hid with trees, the rugged & Conspicuous hills, Cocleroi & Bowden Hill, this latter clothed
with wood, rising at some distance S. [South] of the town, the splendid but Sombre Ruins
of the Palace, the fine Old Gothic pile St Michael's Church, and a number of Swans gliding Gracefully along its Surface, all Combine to form a Rich & pleasing landscape view - In the E [East] end of the laKe, Are several islands, One is Called the Willow Trees, of Which a a few feet of the trunk Remains - tradition States, that in early times a greyhound was found fastened by a Cord to a tree On this island, which Originated in the Arms of the town - A Greyhound fastened to a tree, with the Motto "My fruit is fidelity to God & the King" All the islands Are covered with Willows - The laKe abounds with pike, Eels, perch, roach and a Small fish Called brase.
The Rickle
The Rickle
Mr. R. Glen,
Mr. Henderson
Mr. J Hardy Esqr.
001 This is a Small island in the loch opposite the Palace And formed bya Heap of Stones Covered with a slight layer [of] Soil & planted with Willow tr[ees]

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