Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Prosen Water

Prosen Water, a troutful stream of NW Forfarshire, rising at an altitude of 2750 feet on the western slope of Mayar (3043 feet), and running 18 miles south-eastward through the northern section of Kirriemuir parish, and along the borders of Cortachy, Kingoldrum, and Kirriemuir proper, till, after a total descent of nearly 2400 feet, it falls into the South Esk at a point 1¼ mile SE of Cortachy Castle. It receives, in its progress, Farchal, Cramie, Glenlogie, Inchmill, Glenuig, Glencally, and Corogie Burns; traverses, till near its mouth, a deep mountain glen, called from it Glenprosen; and on the Shawfield estate threads a narrow wooded gorge, the ` Loup, ' where a fugitive of the '45 is said to have leapt the channel from rock to rock.—Ord. Sur., shs. 65, 56, 1870.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a troutful stream"   (ADL Feature Type: "streams")
Administrative units: Kirriemuir ScoP       Angus ScoCnty

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