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Lowes, Loch of the


(Loch of Lowes)

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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Lows, Loch of the, a lake in Caputh parish, Perthshire, 1½ mile NE of Dunkeld. The largest of a chain of five lakes, expansions of Lunan Burn, it measures 1 by ½ mile; presents exquisite features of contour and embellishment; and contains pike, perch, and fine but very shy trout. The Queen drove round by here both in 1865 and 1866, and describes the loch as ` surrounded by trees and woods, of which there is no end, and very pretty. '-Ord. Sur., shs. 48, 56, 1868-70.

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