Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Linton a village and a parish Groome
West Linton Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Blythe Bridge village Bartholomew
Coalyburn hamlet Bartholomew
Garvald House seat Bartholomew
Medwyn seat 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 West Linton 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 VIII: Itinerary 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
Broomlee 0 2
Romanno Bridge 0 2
Carlops 0 2
Newlands 0 2
Dolphinton 0 2
Dunsyre 0 2
Leadburn 0 2
Kirkurd 0 2
Eddleston 0 3
Walston 0 2
Howgate 0 2
Penicuik 0 3
Lyne 0 3
Elsrickle 0 2
Kirkhill 0 2
Rullion Green 0 2
Stobo 0 2
Balerno 0 2
Skirling 0 2
Auchendinny 0 2