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Strathan, hamlet, Assynt par., Sutherland, 1% mile

S. of Lochinver.

Stratliaven, town, Avondale par., Lanarkshire, on
Powmillon Burn (1 mile above its confluence with
Avon Water), 7 miles S. of Hamilton and 16 miles SE.
of Glasgow by rail, pop. 3812;
P.O., T.o., 3 Banks.
Thursday. The ruin of Stratliaven Castle
(15th century) is in vicinity. Strathaven has weaving,
brewing, and trade in cheese and cattle.

Strathbeg, Loch of, on border of Lonmay and
Crimond pars., Aberdeenshire, 6 miles SE. of Fraser-

Strathblane, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Stirling-
shire—par., 9068 ac., pop. 1343 ; vil., on river Blane, 4
miles AY. of Lennoxtown, and 16 miles by rail and 11
by road N. of Glasgow;
P.O.; the Strathblane Hills
rise to an alt. of 1624 ft.

Strathbungo, quoad sacra par. and ry. sta., Govan
par., Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire, in S. suburbs of
Glasgow, pop. 3172;

Stratbcarron, ry. sta., Lochalsh par,, Ross and
Cromarty, 7% miles NE. of Strome Ferry;

Strathclyde, a kingdom formed by the most northerly
of the Romanised Britons, after the conquests of the
Anglo-Saxons ; it extended from the Clyde to the Sol-
way, and its capital was Dumbarton ; at a later period
it formed part of Cumbria ; early in the 11th century it
was absorbed into the kingdom of Scotland.

Strathconon, place with school, Carnoch quoad sacra
par., Ross and Cromarty, on river Conon, 16 miles NW.
of Muir of Ord sta. ;

Strathconon Deer Forest, Ross and Cromarty,
28,700 ac.; post-town, Muir of Ord.

Strathdce Distillery, near Aberdeen.

Strathdon, par. and vil., Aberdeenshire, on river
Don—par., 47,728 ac., pop. 1316; vil., 14 miles N. of
Ballater and 45 W. of Aberdeen ;
P.O., T.O., 1 Bank.

Strathendry, seat, Leslie par., Fife; Strathendry
paperworks, is 1 mile from Leslie.

Stratlierrlck, school, Dores par., Inverness-shire.

Strathfieldsaye. See Stratfieldsaye.

Strathtillan, school, Killin par., Perthshire.

Strathgarry House, seat, Moulin par., Perthshire,
on river Garry, 1% mile SE. of Blair Athole.

Stratligarvc, school, Kinlochluichart quoad sacra
par., Ross and Cromarty, in Strath Garve.

Stratlikinness, quoad sacra par. and vil., St
Andrews par., Fife—
quoad sacra par., pop. 1120 ; vil.,
3 miles W. of St Andrews, pop. 584 ;

Stratlilachlan, Argyllshire. See Stralachlan.

Strathmartine, school, Mains and Strathmartine
par., Forfarshire.

Strathmiglo, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Fife—par.,
9024 ac., pop. 2061; vil., on river Eden (or Miglo), 6%
miles W. of Ladybank Junction, pop. (including Cash
Feus) 1283;
P.O., T.O.; has mfrs. of damasks, diapers,
and other linens. Strathmiglo proper, a burgh of
barony from 1509-1748, lies on the N. side of the river ;
on the S. is the modern suburb of Cash Feus.

Strathmore.—the great valley of Scotland, remark-
able for beauty, fertility, and populousness ; extends in
its widest sense from Ardmore in Dumbartonshire to
the North Sea at Stonehaven in Kincardineshire,
flanked on the one side by the Grampians, and on the
other by the Lennox, Ochil, and Sidlaw Hills, but is
popularly regarded as comprising only the district NW.
of the Sidlaw Hills, and reaching from Methven in
Perthshire to the neighbourhood of Brechin in Forfar-
shire ; Strathmore gives the title of earl to the family of
Strathmore, valley, in S. of Halkirk par.,
Caithness; is traversed by river Thurso to head of
Loch More.—3.
Strathmore. See also Strath More.

Stratlinalrn, school, Daviot and Dunlichty par.,
Inverness-shire, in Strath Nairn.

Stratliord, ry. sta., Redgorton par., Perthshire, 2
miles SW. of Stanley and 6 miles NW. of Perth.

Strathpeflfer, vil. with ry. sta., Fodderty par., Ross
and Cromarty, in Strath Peffer, 5 miles W. of Ding-
P.O., t.o. ; is noted for its mineral springs, and
is a favourite watering-place; the valley of Strath
Peffer is watered by the river Peffer, or Peffery, or
Plieoran, and extends from the outlying slopes of Ben
Wyvis to the Cromarty Firth at Dingwall.


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