Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Tongue a village and a coast parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Ben Hutig a mountain Groome
Ben Hutig, or Thutaig hill Bartholomew
Ben Loyal or Ben Laoghal a mountain Groome
Borgie river Bartholomew
Borgie a river Groome
Craggie loch Bartholomew
Craggie or Creagach a loch Groome
Cullisaid small loch Bartholomew
Cullisaid or Cuil na Sith a loch Groome
Derry or Loch an Dithreibh a lake Groome
Ellan-na-Coomb or Ellan-na-Naoimh a small island Groome
Ellan-nan-Ron an inhabited island Groome
Kinloch Lodge Bartholomew
Kyle of Tongue narrow sea-loch Bartholomew
Melness a hamlet Groome
Melness village Bartholomew
Rabbit Islands 3 islands Bartholomew
Rabbit Islands three islets Groome
Roan island Bartholomew
Skerray hamlet Bartholomew
Talmine hamlet Bartholomew
Varrich Castle ruin Bartholomew
Whiten Head a towering white headland Groome

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 Tongue 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 4

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
Castle Varrich 0 2
Rabbit Islands 0 2
Skerray 0 1
Eilean Nan Ron 0 2
Coomb Island 0 2
Naver 0 3
Whiten Head 0 2
Borve 0 1
Eriboll 0 3
Kirtomy 0 1
Farr 0 2
Armadale 0 1
Durness 0 3
Mudale 0 2
Altnaharra 0 2
Strathy 0 1
Halladale 0 2
Portskerra 0 1
Melvich 0 2
Dalhalvaig 0 1