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    Place name County Entry Source
    Blair Drummond Perthshire Blair Drummond , vil. and seat, Kincardine par., S. Perthshire, on river Teith, 2 miles SE. of Doune; P.O. Bartholomew
    Blair-Drummond Kincardineshire
    Blair-Drummond, an estate, with a village and a mansion, in Kincardine parish, Perthshire. The village stands near the right Groome
    Blairgowrie Perthshire Blair Hill the ` Mons Granpius ' of the Battle of the Grampians, Blairgowrie has no history other than transits of the Marquis of Montrose in his hostile descents from the Highlands, and disastrous spates of the ` ireful ' Ericht, one of which, in 1847, destroyed two arches of the Rattray bridge, and did great damage to the mills. George Drummond Groome
    Dull Perthshire Blair Athole. The surface sinks to about 210 feet above sea-level along the Tay, 360 along the Tummel, and 390 along the Garry; and the chief elevations are Grandtully Hill (1717 feet), to the S of the Tay; * Beinn Eagach (2259), Farragon Hill (2559), Weem H-ill (1638), the Rock of Dull (1557), Craig Odhar (1710), Meall Tarruin chon (2559), Dun Coilloch (1866), the *north-eastern shoulder (3100) of Schiehallion, and Craig Kynachar (1358), between the Tay and the Tummel; and, to the N of the Tummel, Meall na h-Iolaire (1443) and *Craig nan Garsean (1566), where asterisks Groome
    Dunfermline Fife Drummond, queen of Robert III. and mother of James I.; Constantine and William Ramsay, Earls of Fife; Randolph, Earl of Moray, Regent of Scotland during the minority of David II.; Robert, Duke of Albany and Governor of Scotland; Elizabeth Wardlaw, author of Hardicanute, and other famous ballads; and Ralph Erskine, one of the founders of the Secession Church. The remains of King Robert Bruce, as strikingly narrated in Sir Walter Scott's Tales of a Grandfather, were discovered in 1818 at the digging for the foundation of the new parish church. They were found wrapped in a pall of cloth Groome
    Edinburgh Midlothian Drummond Street and at the W side of the N end of the Pleasance, still exist; and a portion, long hid out of view and forgotten, was brought to light in 1869 by the clearing away of houses in Argyle Square for extension of the Industrial Museum. The gateway in the wall of 1450 at the foot of High Street stood about 50 yards W of the line of St Mary's Wynd and Leith Wynd, but it was found to occupy a position unfavourable to defence. A second gateway, in lieu of that, was erected Groome
    Killin Perthshire Drummond Castle. At Killin, too, died the antiquary, Cosmo Innes (17981874). Pop. (1871) 513, (1881) 473. The parish, containing also the stations of Luib, Crianlarich, and Tyndrum, 5¾, 12, and 17¼ miles W of Killin station, comprises a main body and two detached sections. The area of the whole is 153 2 / 3 square miles or 98,350½ acres, of which 1424 are water, and 8315 belong to the detached sections, so that, with the exception of Fortingall and Blair Groome
    Kincardine Perthshire
    Blair-Drummond East Lodge; two other tumuli, respectively 92 and 150 yards in circumference, within Blair-Drummond garden; an eminence Groome
    Kincardine Perthshire Teith, 10,504 ac., pop. 1351; the church is 2 miles S. of Doune; Kincardine (or Blair Drummond) Moss is now highly fertile land. Bartholomew
    Perthshire Perthshire Blair. In the NW are Loch-a-Vealloch, Locha- Breaclaich, Loch -a- Londonich, Lochan -a- Chlaidh, Lochs Chon, Dhu, Eaigh, Essan, Kinnardochy, Larigeelie, Lyon, Maragan, Loch-na-Lairige, Loch Sron-Smear, Loch Tuhhair, and the Lochs of Roro, viz., Loch-aChait, Loch Girre, and Loch Damh. In the NE are Boar's Loch, Lochs Broom, Duin, Eun, Glassie, Loch, Mharich, Moraig, Na-Nean, Oishnie, and Schechernich or Bainie. In the SW are Lochs Achray, Ard, Boltachan, Chon, Doine, Drimnagowran or Bencraigh, Dhu, Drunkie, Machaich, Ruskie, and Tunet. In the SE are Lochs Benachally, Ballach, Clunie, Craiglush, Dowally, Drummond Groome
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