Miscellaneous - Extract from National Gazetteer, 1868
"BROUGH, (or Brough Dunnet), a village in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 4 miles to the N. of Castletown. It is on the coast not far from Dunnet Head, and has a small haven."
"FORSE, a village in the county of Caithness, Scotland, 5 miles W. of Lybster. It is situated on a creek formed by Forse Water, on the banks of which stands Forse Castle."
"LANGWALL, a river in county Caithness, Scotland, falling into the North Sea at Berridale."
"LOUISBURGH, a suburb of Wick, county Caithness, Scotland."
"NOSS HEAD, a promontory on the E. coast of county Caithness, Scotland, 5 miles N. by E. of Wick. It is situated between Sinclair and Wick bays, and has on it a lighthouse 175 feet high, containing a revolving light, which may be seen at sea for 15 miles."
"ORD-OF-CAITHNESS, (or Caithness Paps), one of the Morven hills, 1,200 feet high, on the borders of counties Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland, 2 miles N.E. of Helmsdale. It is situated near the coast, and has been cut through by the Great Northern road."
"SANDSIDE BAY, on the coast of Caithness, Scotland, 1 mile N.W. of Reay."
"SCRABSTER ROADS, an anchorage on the W. side of Thurso Bay, county Caithness, Scotland."
[Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of
Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]