Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Craiglea

Craiglea, a hill (1737 feet), with a slate quarry, in Fowlis-Wester parish, Perthshire, on the Logiealmond estate, 6¾ miles NW of Methven Junction. The slate vein is of excellent quality; yields two kinds of slates, the one dark blue, the other of a sea-green hue; and has long been worked to the extent of above 1,200,000 slates a year.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a hill"   (ADL Feature Type: "mountains")
Administrative units: Fowlis Wester ScoP       Perthshire ScoCnty

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