Place:


Nunton  Inverness Shire

 

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

Nunton, a village on Benbecula island, South Uist parish, Outer Hebrides, Inverness-shire, 18 miles SSW of Lochmaddy. It takes its name from an ancient nunnery, which was demolished to furnish building material for -the mansion and offices of the principal landowner of the parish; and it has a post office under Lochmaddy, and a branch of the Commercial Bank.

Nunton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22240

Date accessed: 24th September 2017


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