Loyne  Inverness Shire


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

Luine or Loyne, a stream of Ross and Inverness shires, rising at an altitude of 1100 feet above sea-level, and flowing 13 ¼ miles east-north-eastward-for 7¾ miles along the boundary between the two counties-till, after a total descent of 620 feet, it falls into the Moriston at a point 1 mile SW of Ceanacroc shooting-lodge and 13 W of Fort Augustus. Its marshy expansion, Loch Luine, 3 miles N of Tomdoun inn, is 4 5/8 miles long, but only 50 yards to 3 furlongs wide.—Ord. Sur., sh. 72, 1880.

Loyne through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 05th December 2021

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