Bonar and Creich

Gaelic, Norse, Brittonic? A look into the history 
and origins of place names in and around our area

The origins of the name of Creich parish are unclear. The fortress at Dun Creich was a notable place in Caledonian-Pictish times. The first church – the only one in the district for centuries – was built nearby, so the fort might have given its name to the church, and the church to. . .

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