"KILMADOCK, parish containing Doune town, and Deanston, Buchany, Drumvaich, and Delvorich villages on southern border of Perthshire. Its length is 10 miles; its breadth from 2 to 8 miles; its area 24,521 acres. Real property in 1880-81, £23,044. Pop. 3012. The Forth runs in serpentine folds along its southern boundary, and the Teith runs east-south-eastward through the centre. A flat tract of considerable breadth lies along the Forth; a valley, flanked on each side by a hill-ridge, is traversed by the Teith; and an upland tract, part of the Braes of Doune, ascends to the lofty summit of Uaighmore on the northern boundary."
Wilson, Rev. John, The Gazetteer of Scotland,1882.