compiled by Simon Taylor

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Crawford, Barbara E. and Taylor, Simon 2003, The Southern Frontier of Norse Settlement in North Scotland: Place-Names and History’, Northern Scotland 23, 1-76.

King, Jacob, with Eilidh Sgaimeal, n.d. [2017], Gaelic in the Landscape: Place-names of Colonsay and Oronsay / Gàidhlig air Aghaidh na Tìre: Ainmean-àite Cholbhasa agus Orasa ((Scottish Natural Heritage/Dualchas Nàdair na h-Alba and Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba/Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland) available free online on 188651876.23.pdf (

King, Jacob and Sgaimeal, Eilidh, n.d. A’ Ghàidhlig air Aghaidh na Tìre – Ainmean-Àite an t-Sratha, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach Gaelic in the Landscape – Place-names of Strath, Isle of Skye (

Kirby, Jim 2014, Garbh Chrìochan a Deas Lost Place-Names Survey (Sunart Community Council).

Maclean, Roddy, 2004, The Gaelic Place Names and Heritage of Inverness (Inverness).

Morgan, P., 1999, Rum: Island Place-Names/Rùm: Ainmean Àite an Eilein (with separate map) (Scottish Natural Heritage, Rum)

Nicolaisen, W. F. H., 1959, ‘Scottish Place-names: 12 Nevis’, Scottish Studies 3, 214-18.

Rixson, D., 1999, Knoydart: A History (Birlinn, Edinburgh) [section on place-names with early forms + close study of land-units.]

Taylor, Simon, with Ronald MacLean and Jacob King, with photographs by Mary MacDonald, 2019, Place-Names of the Aird and Strathglass, Inverness-shire (Kiltarlity: Kiltarlity Community Council).