Fifty shades of landscape

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

There are two different words for grey in Scottish Gaelic: glas or greenish grey, and liath, a light grey of a blueish hue. Place names in the area related to the glas shade of grey are Glaschoille, a ‘green-grey wood’ near Croick, and Creagan Glas, a. . .

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