Dounreay  Caithness


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

Dounreay, hamlet, in par. and 2 miles NE. of Reay, N. Caithness-shire; in vicinity are the ruins of Dounreay Castle, ancient seat of the Reays.

Additional information about this locality is available for Reay

Dounreay through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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