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