Loch of Drumellie

(Marlee Loch, Loch of Marlee)

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Drumellie or Marlee Loch, a lake in Lethendy parish, Perthshire, 2¼ miles W by S of Blairgowrie. An expansion of the river Lunan, it lies 190 feet above sea-level, has an utmost length and width of 1 mile and 3¼ furlongs, and teems with perch and pike, the latter running up to 30 lbs. Its trout, of from 2 to 5 lbs., are very shy.—Ord. Sur., sh. 56,1870.

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