Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
St Ninians or St Ringans a large parish containing a post-town Groome
St Ringans Bartholomew

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

Place Type of entry Source
Auchenbowie village Bartholomew
Auchenbowie a hamlet, an estate, and a burn Groome
Bannock Burn a rivulet Groome
Bellfield suburban village Bartholomew
Bloody fold a place Groome
Bruce's Castle ancient baronial round tower Bartholomew
Bruce's Castle an ancient baronial round tower Groome
Buckieburn hamlet Bartholomew
Cambusbarron a village Groome
Camp a hamlet Groome
Camp hamlet Bartholomew
Cauldhane a hamlet Groome
Coulter a loch Groome
Craigengelt an estate Groome
Craigford village Bartholomew
Craigford a village Groome
Earls Burn stream Bartholomew
East Plean village Bartholomew
Fallin school Bartholomew
Gilmour's Linn a beautiful cascade Groome
Gilmour's Linn waterfall Bartholomew
Milton, Whins of village Bartholomew
Milton, Whins of a village Groome
Muirland school Bartholomew
Muir, Muiralehouse, or Muirton a village Groome
Muir (or Muiralehouse) part of Bartholomew
Murrayshall an estate, with a mansion Groome
M urrayshall seat Bartholomew
Newlands a village Groome
Polmaise Castle a mansion Groome
Polmaise Castle seat Bartholomew
Sauchie an estate, with a mansion and a ruined fortalice Groome
Sauchie seat Bartholomew
Touch House a mansion 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 St Ninians 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 September 5-17: Inveraray to Edinburgh 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
Bannockburn 0 2
Stirling 47 3
Cambusbarron 0 2
Raploch 0 1
Cambuskenneth 0 4
Forth 0 2
Auchenbowie 0 2
Causewayhead 0 2
Fallin 0 1
Bridge of Allan 0 5
Cambus 0 2
Blairlogie 0 2
Plean 0 2
Lecropt 0 2
Logie 0 1
Tullibody 0 2
Torwood 0 2
Menstrie 0 2
Dunipace 0 2
South Alloa 0 3