Loch Dochart

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Loch Dochart
Loch Dochart
Location Stirling, Scotland
Coordinates 56°23′47″N 4°35′3″W / 56.39639°N 4.58417°W / 56.39639; -4.58417Coordinates: 56°23′47″N 4°35′3″W / 56.39639°N 4.58417°W / 56.39639; -4.58417
Type freshwater loch
Primary inflows River Fillan
Primary outflows River Dochart
Basin countries Scotland
Max. length 0.66 mi (1.06 km)[1]
Max. width 0.16 mi (0.26 km)[1]
Surface area 46 acres (19 ha)[1]
Average depth 5 ft (1.5 m)[1]
Max. depth 11 ft (3.4 m)[1]
Water volume 10,032,000 cu ft (284,100 m3)[1]
Surface elevation 513 ft (156 m)[1]
Islands 1 islet

Loch Dochart is a small loch on the Lochdochart Estate in Stirling, Scotland. It lies approximately 1.7 km (1.1 mi) to the east of the town of Crianlarich at the foot of Ben More.[1] There is a small wooded island in the middle of the loch on which stands the ruins of a castle originally built by Sir Duncan Campbell between 1583 and 1631.[2]

The loch was surveyed[1] on 11 May 1902 by T.N. Johnston and James Parsons and later charted [3] as part of The Bathymetrical Survey of Fresh-Water Lochs of Scotland 1897-1909.[4]

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