The Celtic Place-Names of Scotland


by W.J. Watson

First published in 1926, this book remains the best and most comprehensive guide to the Celtic place-names of Scotland and is essential reading for anyone interested in Scottish history and the derivations of place-names the length and breadth of the country. It is divided into sections dealing with early names, territorial divisions, general surveys of areas, and also looks at saints, church terms and river names. As the standard reference work on the subject it has never been surpassed.

This edition contains an introduction which includes biographical material about the author, together with corrigenda and addenda.

Paperback: 558 pages

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd., 2004 (new edit. 2011)

Language: English

Product Dimensions: 13.8 x 3.3 x 21.6 cm

SKU: 9781906566357 Categories: ,