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Ross & Cromarty. Wester Ross, East Ross and the Black Isle.

Ross & Cromarty. Wester Ross, East Ross and the Black Isle.

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Published by Scottish Tourist Board in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vacation homes -- Scotland -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    SeriesWhere to stay in 1983
    ContributionsScottish Tourist Board.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination93p. :
    Number of Pages93
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18515307M

    Ross, Skye and Lochaber is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster).It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.. The constituency covers a central portion of the Highland council area, and at 12, square kilometres (4, sq mi), it covers the largest area of any House of Commons constituency in. Ross and Cromarty Ross and Cromarty is in the Scottish Highlands, to the north and west of the map shows, there's a string of villages along the east coast, more separated villages along the lochs and inlets of the west coast, and lonely moors and mountains in between.

    I've separated Ross & Cromarty into 'Wester Ross' and 'Cromarty and Black Isle' Wester Ross. Comarty and the Black Isle. Sutherland and Caithness. The A circular coastal route round the far north starting and ending in Inverness. Single Track Roads. The chief are the Edinburgh road, which enters the county from Inverness, and continues northward, through the Black Isle and Easter Ross, to Cromarty; another line also leads northward through Wester Ross, Fearndonald, and part of Easter Ross, by way of Dingwall and Alness, to the Dornoch Firth, and so into Sutherlandshire; while several other.

    Follow the latest news for Ullapool in Ross and Cromarty, Scotland, UK Jail warning for Wester Ross man over drugs-related court sentence. 0 The busy port of Ullapool though has a modest 14 people may raise eyebrows given that the Black Isle Munlochy area apparently.. new. Composed for the most part of rich woods and well cultivated farms and crofts, Kilmuir slopes gently from the hills of Kinrive and Strathrory in the north to the shores of the Cromarty Firth in the south; on the north-east it is bounded by the Balnagown River, the largest stream in the parish, and on the west by the parish of Rosskeen.


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Ross & Cromarty. Wester Ross, East Ross and the Black Isle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Trust has also published a map and gazetteer of Gaelic placenames of Easter Ross, Mid Ross and the Black Isle. The place-names of Ross and Cromarty by Ian A. Fraser, IN: The Ross and Cromarty book edited by Donald Omand (Golspie: Northern Times, ), You can get around Easter Ross and Black Isle by public transport, just about, and along radial routes from Inverness to the main west coast ports.

Anything else is going to need a car. The North Coast is a mile circuit around the coast of Caithness and Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty.

See. Gardens: best of these is Inverewe at Gairloch. The result was the new county of Ross and Cromarty. Ross and Cromarty extended from the east coast around Dingwall, the county town, to the mountainous west coast: and beyond, for it also included the Isle of Lewis in the Western Isles.

This must have been a been an unwieldy area to manage, but the arrangement persisted until Ross and Cromarty is another of these large, loosely defined counties of Scotland which stretches from the Black Isle in the East to Skye in the west (where it is divided into Easter and Wester Ross).

The Black Isle is not an island at all, but a peninsula between the Moray and Cromarty Firths, famous for its birdlife and lovely, peaceful scenery. Ross and Cromarty records We are adding hundreds of thousands of extracted historical records to our website - including rolls of male heads of families, baptismal and marriage registers, Kirk Session records and Poor Law records.

About Black Isle. The Black Isle is a scenic peninsula in Ross and Cromarty north of Inverness. Settlements on the Black Isle include Cromarty, Conon Bridge, Muir of Ord, Munlochy, Avoch, Rosemarkie, Fortrose, Tore, North Kessock and Culbokie. The Black Isle has many attractive coastal areas and impressive views towards Ben Wyvis.

Easter Ross (Scottish Gaelic: Ros an Ear) is a loosely defined area in the east of Ross, Highland, Scotland.

The name is used in the constituency name Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross, which is the name of both a British House of Commons constituency and a Scottish Parliament constituency.

The two constituencies have however different boundaries. Property in Ross and Cromarty. Guisachan, Black Isle Road, Muir of Ord Detached Villa 4 bedrooms Ref: Offers Over £, South Forrest. Plot at Ardarroch, Kishorn Wester Ross Building Site Ref: Offers Over £80, Wright, Johnston, MacKenzie Under Offer.

Flats & Houses For Sale in Ross and Cromarty - Find properties with Rightmove - the UK's largest selection of properties. with a stunning contemporary interior enjoying a magnificent setting on the Black Isle. Commercial New Home Development Microsite.

Added on 06/03/ by Strutt & Parker, Wester Templands, Fortrose. Ross and Cromarty Heritage are not responsible for any inappropriate material or any copyright infringements appearing on these websites. If any visitor to these sites has a complaint they should contact the individual website administrator and not Ross and Cromarty Heritage.

The restored Kirkmichael Church at Udale Bay on the Black Isle. Wester Loch Ewe Mackenzie: Pan Ross - Topics covering the whole of Ross and Cromarty: This website contains both general and particular information regarding the genealogy of the Folk of Ross and Cromarty.

General information about life in Ross and Cromarty in the 's and the 's can be found via the topic 'Previous Accounts' in.

Pages in category "Ross and Cromarty" The following 81 pages are in this category, out of 81 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

Lochalsh & Wester Ross. From the shores of Loch Alsh the road heads north to Wester Ross, the unique and lovely Applecross Peninsula and the magnificent mountains of Torridon beyond.

This is arguably the most spectacular part of Scotland’s west coast and is a mecca for walkers and climbers, fishermen and wildlife enthusiasts.

WESTER ROSS: Wester Ross: Authorised and described in 1/ Name Book of sheet 65 Alness Parish Applies to some Knolls which commence at the Northern Extremity of Isle of Ewe & extend for 1/2 mile in a South East direction, Sig: [Signification] "Black fairy Knolls" OS1/28/12/45 [Page] 45 Ph.

Applies to a large rocK situate on the. Ross itself comprises the traditional regions of Wester Ross, on the Atlantic coast, and Easter Ross, on the North Sea coast.

Cromartyshire consists of several enclaves scattered across Ross-shire, including an area around the town of Cromarty, and a larger area in the northwest on the border with Sutherland, including the town of Ullapool.

Posts about Place Names of Ross and Cromarty written by nosas. NOSAS Archaeology Blog The Ross-Cromarty Book of the Northern Times Ltd suggests that the name Arboll derives from the Old Norse ‘bolstadr’ meaning a homestead with the first Surveying Isle Ewe, Wester Ross March 2, ; Clachtoll Broch Excavations Part Two.

North of Inverness is the peninsula known for some reason as The Black Isle (it is neither black nor an island). To reach the Black Isle, take the A9 northbound and cross over the Kessock Bridge.

North Kessock is the first village. There are forest walks at Ord Hill and a great view over the Moray Firth towards Inverness. Our Local Larder is a useful directory of local food producers and. Ross and Cromarty (Scottish Gaelic: Ros agus Cromba), sometimes referred to as Ross-shire and Cromartyshire is a variously defined area in the Highlands and Islands of is a registration county and a lieutenancy area in current use, the latter of which is 8, square kilometres (3, square miles) in extent.

Historically there has also been a constituency of the Parliament of. "Name Book of Nigg Parish in Ross-shire,"Ordnance Survey Poll Book of the combined counties of Ross and Cromarty, Mr Alex Fraser, formerly of Honeysuckle Cottage, Nigg Decreet of the Division of the Commonty of the Hill of Nigg, Map of Ross and Cromarty with the Railways (but not showing them).

The romantic-sounding Black Isle is not really an island at all, but a particularly beautiful peninsula which lies between the Moray and Cromarty Firth about 20 miles north of Inverness. Here, high on a hill, with magnificent views over the Cromarty Firth, is Resolis Cottage, an enchanting and high spec conversion of an old steading building.

Hi Alastairgm I've got a book called "Place names of Ross and Cromarty" by WJ Watson (first published in ). In the entries for Urquhart parish there is a place called Teanagairn (Gaelic for "House of the cairn" after a ruin of a cairn found in the wood about a mile west of Culbokie.).Alness a parish in Wester Ross, Ross-shire, in the Presbytery of Dingwall synod of Ross.

it is bounded as follows on the south east by the Cromarty Firth on the north east by Kilmuir Easter and Edderton parishes and on the north west by Kincardine parish and on the west by Alness parish. there are no detached parts of this parish locally.- Explore Kenneth Moore-Startup's board "Ross and Cromarty" on Pinterest.

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