Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Bower a hamlet Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Amatan a burn Groome
Barrock hamlet Bartholomew
Howe hamlet Bartholomew
Lyth village Bartholomew
Lyth a village Groome
Stanstill school Bartholomew
Stemster hamlet with 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 Bower 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
Olrig 0 2
Castletown 0 2
Dunn 0 2
Watten 0 2
Dunnet 0 2
Murkle 0 2
Wester 0 1
Killimster 0 2
Braal 0 2
Rattar 0 2
Keiss 0 2
Mey 0 2
Spittal 0 1
Skinnet 0 1
Halkirk 0 2
Harpsdale 0 1
Gills 0 2
Altimarlach 0 2
Thurso 0 3
Ackergill 0 2