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Drunkie, Loch

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Drunkie, a loch on the mutual border of Aberfoyle and Port of Monteith parishes, Perthshire, 3 miles NNE of Aberfoyle hamlet, and 3 SE of the Trosachs Hotel. Lying 450 feet above sea-level, it extends 9 furlongs north-north-eastward to within ¼ mile of Loch Venachar, and varies in width between 1 and 71/3 furlongs, the latter measured along a narrow westward arm. Its shores are prettily wooded, and it contains fine red-fleshed trout, running from ¾ to 1 lb.—Ord. Sur., sh. 38,1871.

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