Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Culross a small town and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Blairburn a village Groome
Blairburn village Bartholomew
Bogside a station and a post office Groome
Comrie hamlet Bartholomew
Comrie a hamlet Groome
Dunimarle seat Bartholomew
Dunimarle an estate Groome
East Grange railway station Bartholomew
Oakley village with railway station Bartholomew
Valleyfield House a handsome and commodious mansion Groome
Valleyfield House seat 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 Culross 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.
Daniel Defoe Letter 13, Part 1: Fife and Perth 3
William Camden Scotland: North of the Antonine Wall 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
Blairburn 0 2
Valleyfield 0 2
Torryburn 0 2
Boness 2 3
Grangepans 0 2
Bridgeness 0 2
Tulliallan 0 2
Oakley 0 2
Blair 0 1
Carriden 0 2
Kincardine on Forth 0 2
Kinneil 0 2
Cairneyhill 0 2
Carnock 0 2
Grangemouth 0 2
Kilbagie 0 2
Saline 0 1
Kennet 0 2
Kennetpans 0 2
Charlestown 0 2