Place:


Bay  Inverness Shire

 

In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Bay like this:

Bay, a hamlet and a sea-loch in Duirinish parish, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire. The hamlet lies at the head of the loch, 17 miles WNW of Portree. The loch partially intersects Vaternish peninsula; descends 2¾ miles west-north-westward to the lower part of Loch Dunvegan; and, though much exposed to north-westerly winds, affords good anchorage in ordinary weather.

Bay through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22354

Date accessed: 04th August 2021


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