Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Eilean-nan-Roan (Seal Island) island 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 Eilean Nan Ron 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
Coomb Island 0 2
Skerray 0 1
Rabbit Islands 0 2
Borve 0 1
Tongue 0 2
Castle Varrich 0 2
Kirtomy 0 1
Whiten Head 0 2
Armadale 0 1
Naver 0 3
Strathy 0 1
Farr 0 2
Eriboll 0 3
Portskerra 0 1
Durness 0 3
Melvich 0 2
Halladale 0 2
Dalhalvaig 0 1
Altnaharra 0 2
Sandside 0 1