Durness  Sutherland


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Durness like this:

Durness, par., NW. Sutherlandshire, 140,812 ac., pop. 987; contains the vil. of Durine, 20 miles NW. of Tongue; P.O., called Durness; 2¾ miles from Durine Inn is Durness Ferry, across the Kyle of Durness.

Durness through time

Durness is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Durness itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Durness, in Highland and Sutherland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th April 2024

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