Place:


Skibo  Sutherland

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Skibo like this:

Skibo Castle, a modern mansion in Dornoch parish, Sutherland, 4 miles W by S of the town. Purchased in 1872 for £130,000, and greatly improved since then, the estate belongs to Evan Charles Sutherland, Esq. (b. 1835), who holds 20, 000 acres in the shire, valued at £4194 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 94, 1878.

Additional information about this locality is available for Dornoch

Skibo through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26878

Date accessed: 21st April 2024


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