Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Mortlach. You may be able to find further references to Mortlach in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
Mortlach a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Mortlach.

Place Type of entry Source
Auchindoun a ruined castle Groome
Balvenie an ancient castle Groome
Balvenie Castle ruins of famous baronial tower Bartholomew
Conval, Meikle a summit Groome
Dufftown police burgh with railway station Bartholomew
Dullan Water a stream Groome
Fiddich a small river Groome
Giant's Chair natural seat in the rocks Bartholomew
Giant's Chair a picturesque spot Groome
Glenfiddich Lodge a shooting-box Groome

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Mortlach within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
Thomas Pennant Appendix II: Of Elgin and the Shire of Murray 5
Thomas Pennant August 7-13: Aberdeen and the North East 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Dufftown 0 2
Balvenie 0 2
Aberlour 0 2
Craigellachie 0 2
Botriphnie 0 2
Carron 0 2
Glass 0 2
Archiestown 0 2
Boharm 0 2
Spey 0 2
Rothes 1 2
Dundurcas 0 2
Knockando 0 2
Cabrach 0 2
Balloch 0 3
Ballindalloch 0 2
Inveravon 0 2
Keith 4 3
Cragganmore 0 1
Glenlivet 0 2