Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Achany a mansion Groome
Doulas or Dulaich a loch Groome
Fiag or Fiodhaig a rivulet Groome
Fiodhaig rivulet Bartholomew
Loch-a'-Ghriama (Loch Griam) loch Bartholomew
Overscaig Hotel an inn Groome
Overscaig Inn Bartholomew
Shin, Loch a lake Groome
Shin, Loch Bartholomew
Shinness school Bartholomew
Strath Tirry valley Bartholomew
Tirry rivulet 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 Lairg 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 V: Of Caithness, Strathnavern, and Sutherland 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
Shin 0 4
Invershin 0 2
Creich 0 2
Culrain 0 2
Bonar Bridge 0 2
Rogart 0 2
Ardgay 0 2
Kincardine 0 2
Clyne 0 2
Skibo 0 2
Skelbo 0 2
Culmaily 0 1
Littleferry 0 2
Balblair 0 2
Edderton 0 2
Golspie 0 2
Kilcalmkill 0 3
Embo 0 2
Dunrobin 0 2
Dornoch 2 4