Place:


Dunvegan  Inverness Shire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Dunvegan like this:

Dunvegan, vil. with inn, on loch of same name, Duirinish par., Skye island, Inverness-shire; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Dunvegan Castle, seat of the Maclewods. Dunvegan Loch, 7½ miles long and 2¼ miles wide, affords safe anchorage for vessels of the heaviest burden. On SW. side is Dunvegan Head.

Dunvegan through time

Dunvegan is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Dunvegan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dunvegan, in Highland and Inverness Shire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/20258

Date accessed: 04th August 2021


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