Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Killin a village and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Achline or Auchlyne an estate, with a mansion Groome
Almond a river Groome
Ardeonaig a hamlet Groome
Ardeonaig hamlet Bartholomew
Benmore a mountain Groome
Ben More mountain Bartholomew
Clifton village Bartholomew
Clifton a village Groome
Crianlarich a hamlet Groome
Dalry, Dalrigh, or Dalree a place Groome
Dochart river Bartholomew
Dochart a loch, a river, and a glen Groome
Fillan a stream Groome
Finlarig a picturesque ruined castle Groome
Glendochart school Bartholomew
Inverardran seat Bartholomew
Lochdochart Lodge seat Bartholomew
Lochdochart Lodge a modern mansion Groome
Luib railway station Bartholomew
Stob Garbh mountain Bartholomew
Strathfillan school Bartholomew
Strath Fillan valley Bartholomew
Tyndrum village with railway station and hotel Bartholomew
Tyndrum a small post-office village Groome

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 Killin 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 July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 1
Thomas Pennant August 30-September 5: The Great Glen and Argyll 1

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
Breadalbane 0 2
Lochearnhead 0 2
Dochart 0 2
Ardeonaig 0 2
Loch Earn 0 1
Balquhidder 0 2
Loch Tay 0 1
St Fillans 0 3
Glen Lyon 0 2
Crianlarich 0 2
Acharn 0 2
Fortingall 0 2
Comrie 0 3
Kenmore 0 2
Tyndrum 0 2
Rannoch 0 2
Beinn Dorain 0 2
Taymouth 0 2
Killichonan 0 2
Callander 1 3