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. . .