Descriptive gazetteer entries

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

Place Type of entry Source
Glenorchy and Innishail a large Highland parish Groome

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

Place Type of entry Source
Glenlochy a bleak, bare glen Groome
Glenstrae a deep and sombre glen Groome
Inchdrynich an estate, with a modern mansion Groome
Inverawe House, New seat Bartholomew
Inverawe, New or Tirvane an estate of 862 acres, with a mansion Groome
Inveroran place with inn Bartholomew
Kingshouse inn Bartholomew
Lochy a stream Groome
Strae rivulet Bartholomew
Tulla rivulet 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 Glenorchy 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 August 30-September 5: The Great Glen and Argyll 3
Thomas Pennant July 24-31: Fife and Perthshire 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
Beinn Dorain 0 2
Tyndrum 0 2
Tulla 0 1
Dalmally 0 2
Black Mount 0 2
Kilchurn 0 3
Crianlarich 0 2
Etive 0 4
Fraoch Eilean 0 3
Inishail 0 2
Buachaille Etive 0 2
Kings House 0 3
Cruachan 0 3
Lorne 0 2
Ardlui 0 2
Cladich 0 2
Dochart 0 2
Bonawe 0 3
Kilchrenan 0 2
Cairndow 0 2