Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

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

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

Place Type of entry Source
Backies hamlet Bartholomew
Backies a hamlet Groome
Ben-a-Bhragie a mountain Groome
Ben Bhragie mountain Bartholomew
Benlundie a mountain Groome
Dunrobin Castle the Scottish seat Groome
Ferry, Little a ferry Groome
Gillander a cave Groome
Gillander's Cave Bartholomew
Lundie, Loch a lake Groome
Morvich House seat Bartholomew
Mound, The railway station Bartholomew
Salachie, Loch (Loch-an-t-Salachaidh) 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 Golspie 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 2
Thomas Pennant August 18-29: Sutherland and Caithness 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
Dunrobin 0 2
Culmaily 0 1
Littleferry 0 2
Doll 0 1
Skelbo 0 2
Embo 0 2
Brora 0 2
Kilcalmkill 0 3
Rogart 0 2
Dornoch 2 4
Kintradwell 0 1
Skibo 0 2
Clyne 0 2
Carn Bran 0 2
Loth 0 2
Portmahomack 0 2
Tarbat 2 2
Tain 3 2
Edderton 0 2
Balblair 0 2