Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Douglas a town and a parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Auchensaugh hill Bartholomew
Auchensaugh or Auchenshauch a broad-based hill Groome
Carmacoup seat Bartholomew
Douglas Castle an ancient ruin and a modern seat Groome
Douglas Water a stream Groome
Glentaggart a small glen Groome
Glentaggart Burn affluent Bartholomew
Glespin a burn Groome
Glespin Burn right affluent Bartholomew
Inches Station railway station Bartholomew
Rigside village Bartholomew
Stableston school Bartholomew
Uddington village 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 Douglas 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.
William Camden Scotland: South of the Antonine Wall 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
Crawfordjohn 0 2
Clydesdale 0 1
Glenbuck 0 2
Lesmahagow 0 4
Roberton 0 2
Abington 0 2
Wiston 0 3
Carmichael 0 2
Hyndford 0 2
Auchenheath 0 2
Kirkfieldbank 0 3
Lanark 6 4
Blackwood 0 2
Nemphlar 0 2
Lamington 0 3
Muirkirk 0 2
Cartland 0 2
Crawford 2 2
Crossford 0 2
Cleghorn 0 2