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ac., pop. 335; Dron Hill, a summit of the Ochils, is
800 ft. high.—2. Dron, hill, SE. Perthshire, in par.
and 2 miles NW. of Longforgan, alt. 684 ft.; in a dell
on its S. slope are remains of a 12th century chapel.

Dronach, liaugh, on the Almond, Methven par.,
Perthshire; at Dronach is the grave of “Bessie Bell
and Mary Gray,” who died of the plague in 1666.

Bronfield, small town, par., and township, with
ry. sta., E. Derbyshire, 6 miles NW. of Chesterfield—
par., 16,001 ac., pop. 10,483; township, 2589 ac., pop.
5169; town, pop. 4331; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; was formerly
a market town, and has still an annual cattle fair. Dron-
field is situated in the iron district between Chesterfield
and Sheffield, and has large edge-tool, scythe, and sickle
manufactories, iron foundries, chemical works, &c. In
the vicinity are several coal mines. The grammar-
school was founded in 1579.

Dronficld, 2 miles N. of Dronfield, E.
Derbyshire; P.O.

Drongan, mining vil. with ry. sta., in co. and 9 m. SE.
of Ayr; P.O.; in vicinity is D. Ho.; also, a ruined tower,
once the residence of a branch of the Crawford family.

Wrongs, Tlie, rocks, St Magnus Bay, Shetland.

Dronley, vil. with ry. sta., SW. Forfarshire, 11 miles
NW. of Dundee by rail.

Dronochy, sculptured cross or pillar, Forteviot, SE.
Perthshire ; one of several which mark the site of the
ancient Pictavian palace of Forteviot.

Droouiandoora, agricultural school, Feakle par., co.

Hropc, vil., 4 miles SAV. of Llandaff, Glamorgan.

Dropmorc, eccl. dist., Burnham, Dorley, Hitcham,
and Taplow pars., S. Bucks, pop. 3213 ; contains Drop-
more House, 3 miles SAV. of Beaconsfield.

Dropping Cave, stalactite cavern, in the coast cliffs,
Slains par., E. Aberdeenshire.

Dropping Well, petrifying spring, on banks of river
Nidd, E. div. AVest-Riding York, near Knaresborough.

Droiillles, Tlie, reef, 4 miles N. of the Couperon,
Jersey, Channel Islands. See

Drove End, eccl. dist., Gedneypar., Lincoln, pop. 851.

Drowes, rivulet, on border of cos. Donegal and
Leitrim, flowing from Lough Melvin to Donegal Bay.

Droxford, par. and vil., N. Hants, 4 miles NE. of
Bishops AAralthamry. sta., 6950ac., pop. 2285; P.O., T.O.

Droylsden, small town and township with ry. sta.,
Manchester par., SE. Lancashire, on Rochdale Canal,
34 miles E. of Manchester—township, 1621 ac., pop.
11,254; town, pop. 8687; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Droylsden
is practically an outlying E. suburb of Manchester. It
has cotton manufactories, copperas works, dye-works,
print-works, chemical works, &c.

Drnce, hamlet, 5 miles NE. of Dorchester, Dorset.

Drnib Mor, a rath, near Dromore, co. Down.

Druid, hamlet, 24m. W. of Corwen, Merioneth; P.O.

Druid Mere, pool, Aldridge par., E. Staffordshire.

Druidaig, shooting-lodge, SAY. Ross, on Loch Duich.

Druidibeg, loch, in S. of Uist island, Inverness-shire.

Druids’ Bridge, series of huge submerged blocks of
stone, in NE. of Loch Awe, Argyllshire, near Cladicli.

Druid’s Circle, or Druid Stones, AV. Cumberland,
2 miles E. of Keswick ; 100 ft. in diameter.

Drnid’s Cross, Westmorland, on Helton Common,
6 miles S. of Penrith; 30 ft. in diameter.

Drnid’s Hill, eminence with ancient cross, Boconnoc
par., E. Cornwall.

Druid’s Lodge, seat, 64 miles SW. of Beaumaris,

Druic, affluent of river Spey, NE.    Inverness-shire.

Driiliu . See Drum .

Drnim, romantic gorge, traversed by river Beauly,
Kilmorack par., Inverness-shire.

Druint Chat, hill-ridge, Ross-shire; separates Strath-
peffer and Strathconan.

Druim Dearg, hill, Loth par., Sutherlandshire, alt.
1250 ft. See

Druiinarbin, vil., on Lower Loch Eil,. Inverness-
shire, 24 miles SW. of Fort AVilliam.

Druunruinic, deer-forest, Ross. See COUL Mor.

Drum . See also Drom-.

Drum.—sta. on Deeside Ry.,    in    co.    and    10    miles

SAV. of Aberdeen.—2. Drum, seat, inco. and 4m. SE.
of Edinburgh; was long held by the Lords Somerville.


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