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This talk will explore place names on maps, how they compare with more recently recorded place names and how their representation can change over time.

Examples will be drawn from Gairloch's parish and off the north end of Skye, demonstrating the pitfalls identifying place name locations and interpreting names.


Gairloch Museum

Gairloch, Ross-shire, IV21 2BH

01445 712287


Opening times

Winter Opening Hours

Wednesday - Saturday 11am - 4pm

Hand sanitiser dispensers have been installed throughout the building and staff will be regularly cleaning and disinfecting door handles, bannisters, lift buttons, surfaces and toilets. Please wear a face covering during your visit to Gairloch Museum.

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