Searching for "NORTH KESSOCK"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    Avoch Ross Shire Kessock Ferry, presents a highly picturesque appearance. Avoch Burn rises mainly within the parish, runs to the Firth at Henrietta Bridge close to the village, and has water-power enough to drive a wool-carding mill and 3 corn mills. A beautiful pool, called Littlemillstick, lies near the burn's source; and another sheet of fresh water, Scadden's Loch, lay near the north Groome
    Beauly Inverness Shire north-eastward to the head of Beauly Firth; it has frequent narrowings and windings; it makes, at Kilmorack Church, remarkable falls amid splendid scenery; and it abounds, below the falls, with salmon, grilses, and sea-trout. The salmon fishings, belonging to Lord Lovat and The Chisholm, are splendid, the late Lord Lovat in 1864 killing 146 salmon to his own rod in five days. The valley of the Beauly, in common with that of the Glass, bears the name of the Strathglass. The Firth of Beauly (Ptolemy's Varar & Aestuarinm) is the upper basin or inner division Groome
    Dingwall Ross Shire north-western shore, and a little below the head, of Cromarty Firth, which here is joined by the Peffer; by road it is 13½ miles NW of Inverness viâ Kessock Groome
    Inverness Inverness Shire Kessock high ground stretches away westward along the shore of the Beauly Firth, and north-eastward along the district between Groome
    Kessock Inverness Shire
    Ross Shire
    Kessock. It is on the route from Inverness to Dingwall and Cromarty, and is one of the safest ferries in the north Groome
    Killearnan Ross Shire Kessock Ferry) of Inverness, under which there is a post office of Killearnan. It is bounded S by the Beauly Firth, W by Urray, NW by Urquhart, and NE and E by Knockbain, a strip of which, 280 yards wide at the narrowest, divides it into two unequal portions, the smaller of them to the NE. Its utmost length, from E to W, is 5 miles; its breadth varies between 2 1 / 8 and 4¼ miles; and its area is 8019½ acres, of which 740½ are foreshore and 9¾ water. The shore-line, 5 miles long Groome
    Moray Firth Scotland north for the prosecution of the herring-fishing by first-class boats. Of the 26 fishery districts into which Scotland is divided the Moray Firth has the 6 entire districts of Banff, Buckie, Findhorn, Cromarty, Helmsdale, and Lybster, and portions of Fraserburgh and Wick. As regards general fishing, in 1882 out of a total of 5101 first-class, 4423 second-class, and 5449 third-class boats, or a total of 14, 973 boats in all the fishery districts of Scotland, 2305 first-class, 487 second-class, and 717 third-class boats, or a total of 3509 belonged to Moray Firth Groome
    Moy and Dalarossie Inverness Shire
    Nairnshire
    north-western part of the parish is occupied by the glen of Moy, the drainage of which is carried off by the Funtack Burn, which has a course of about 2 ¼ miles from Loch Moy to the Findhorn. It receives from the NE the small Burn of Tullochlary, and from the SW Allt a Chail. Loch Moy, the only considerable sheet of water in the parish - the smaller Lochan a Chaoruinn on the Dalriach Burn, farther to the NW, and some other still smaller lakelets being hardly worth mentioning - is 1 ¼ mile long and 3 ½ furlongs wide Groome
    Ross-shire Ross Shire north-westward across the Minch and up Loch Seaforth (Lewis); curves across Lewis and Harris to Loch Resort, and thence round the W and N of Lewis, and back across the Minch to the starting point at Kirkaig. The island district is separately treated under Lewis, and except for statistics what follows is chiefly confined to the mainland part of the county. Districts and Surface. —The Moray Firth coast from Tarbet Ness to Craigton Point near Kessock Groome
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