- DRONLEY, a village, in the parish of Auchterhouse, county of Forfar, 2 miles (N. by E.) from Liff; containing 103 inhabitants. This is a neat and pleasing village, situated a little east of the road between Dundee and Meigle. A fine rivulet issuing from the lake of Lundie, and running along the southern border of the parish, is here joined by another small stream, and both uniting form the Dighty water, which empties itself into the Tay four miles east of Dundee.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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