Ordie Burn

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Ordie Burn, a Perthshire rivulet, rising in the extreme NW of Auchtergaven parish, and running 8½ miles east-south-eastward, chiefly within Auchtergaven parish, partly on the boundary between that parish and Moneydie and Redgorton. It receives, towards the end of its course, the large tribute of Shochie Burn; traverses, for ½ mile after the influx of that tributary, an artificial bed made for it by the Luncarty Bleachfield Company; gives to the part of its basin within Auchtergaven the name of Strathord; is an excellent trouting stream; and passes through a steep bank into the Tay a little above Luncarty. See Auchtergaven.—Ord. Sur., shs. 47, 48, 1869-68.

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