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Dalmally, a village in Glenorchy parish, Argyllshire, on the left bank of the Orchy, near the north-eastern extremity of Loch Awe, with a station on the Callander and Oban railway, 24½ miles E of Oban, 62¼ WNW of Stirling, and 16 by road NNE of Inverary. Nestling among trees, and at the same time commanding magnificent views of the basin and mountain screens of Loch Awe, it is a favourite resort of anglers, and has a post office, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments, an hotel, a Free church, a public school, and a fair on the Friday of October after Kilmichael; whilst on an islet in the Orchy here stands Glenorchy parish church (1811; 570 sittings), an octagonal Gothic structure with a spire.

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