Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Dores a village and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Aldourie the seat Groome
Ashey or Ashie a lake Groome
Ashey, or Ashie lake Bartholomew
Dundardil hill Bartholomew
Dundardil an ancient fort Groome
Dun.Riehuan ancient fort Bartholomew
Farigaig a troutful stream Groome
Farraline, Loch a lake Groome
Gortlech (or Gorthlick) hamlet Bartholomew
Gortlech or Gorthlick a hamlet Groome
Ness Castle seat Bartholomew
Stratherrick school Bartholomew

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 Dores 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 3

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
Bona 0 2
Duntelchaig 0 2
Dochgarroch 0 2
Dunlichity 0 2
Dunain 0 1
Urquhart 0 6
Kirkhill 0 2
Drumnadrochit 0 2
The Aird 0 2
Ness 0 3
Kiltarlity 0 2
Beaufort Castle 0 2
Inverness 61 3
Lovat 0 2
Clachnaharry 0 2
Beauly 0 2
Kilmorack 0 2
North Kessock 0 2
Daviot 0 3
Eilean Aigas 0 2