Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Latheron a coast village Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Achavair a hamlet Groome
Achavair hamlet Bartholomew
Achavanich place with public school Bartholomew
Achnacrag hamlet Bartholomew
Achnacrag a hamlet Groome
Ausdale hamlet and rivulet Bartholomew
Ausdale a hamlet and a burn Groome
Berriedale a river Groome
Braemore an upland tract Groome
Braemore hill tract Bartholomew
Brenahegleish hill Bartholomew
Brenahegleish or Braigh na h-Eaglaise a summit Groome
Camster a mansion Groome
Clyth bay, rivulet, ancient castle, and coastal hamlet with public school Bartholomew
Clyth a coast hamlet Groome
Dunbeath coastal village with school and inn Bartholomew
Dunbeath a village Groome
Forse fishing hamlet with inn Bartholomew
Forse an estate, with a mansion Groome
Halberry Head promontory Bartholomew
Knockinan place with inn Bartholomew
Knockinnan a ruined fortalice Groome
Langwell the Scottish seat Groome
Lybster village Bartholomew
Lybster a coast village Groome
Maiden Pap hill Bartholomew
Mid Clyth a hamlet Groome
Morven a mountain Groome
Morven mountain Bartholomew
Newlands of Clyth hamlet with school Bartholomew
Scaraben mountain Bartholomew
Swiney village Bartholomew
Swiney House a mansion Groome
Wheel school Bartholomew

Travel writing

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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
Knockinnon 0 2
Lybster 0 2
Dunbeath 0 2
Clyth 0 2
Mid Clyth 0 2
Rangag 0 1
Bruan 0 2
Berriedale 0 2
Langwell 0 2
Whaligoe 0 1
Ulbster 0 2
Halsary 0 1
Dirlot 0 2
Thrumster 0 2
Strathmore 0 1
Sarclet 0 2
Ousdale 0 2
Westerdale 0 2
Hempriggs 0 2
Spittal 0 1