In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Barrisdale like this:
Barrisdale, a mansion in Glenelg parish, W Invernessshire, at the head of Loch Hourn, 31 miles W by S of Fort Augustus.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Barrisdale has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Highland. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Barrisdale and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barrisdale, in Highland and Inverness Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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