River Mashie

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Mashie Water, a rivulet of Laggan parish, Inverness-shire, rising at an altitude of 2650 feet, within 1 mile of the NW shore of Loch Ericht, and running 9¼ miles north-by-eastward, till, after a total descent of 1825 feet, it falls into the Spey at a point 7½ furlongs above Laggan Bridge. On 28 Aug. 1847 the Queen and Prince Albert drove from Ardverikie to the small farm of Strathmashie, where Col. Macpherson was then living.—Ord. Sur., sh. 63, 1873.

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