Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Farr a hamlet and a parish Groome

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Farr.

Place Type of entry Source
Altnaharrow a hamlet Groome
Armadale a fishing village, a bay, and a burn Groome
Balligill a loch Groome
Balligill small loch Bartholomew
Benclibrick or Beinn Cleith-bric a mountain Groome
Benstomino or Beinn's Tomaine a mountain Groome
Benvaddu a mountain Groome
Ben Vaddu mountain Bartholomew
Borve a quondam ancient tower Groome
Coire Nam Meann a loch Groome
Coire na Sith a loch Groome
Corr, A-Choire, or Coir' an Fhearna a loch Groome
Kirtomy hamlet Bartholomew
Mudale rivulet Bartholomew
Naver a lake and a river Groome
Naver river Bartholomew
Strath Naver valley 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 Farr 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 4

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
Naver 0 3
Kirtomy 0 1
Tongue 0 2
Borve 0 1
Dalhalvaig 0 1
Halladale 0 2
Castle Varrich 0 2
Skerray 0 1
Armadale 0 1
Kinbrace 0 1
Coomb Island 0 2
Altnaharra 0 2
Rabbit Islands 0 2
Eilean Nan Ron 0 2
Strathy 0 1
Mudale 0 2
Melvich 0 2
Portskerra 0 1
Sandside 0 1
Reay 0 1