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Scottish place names explained in new book

29th March 2010

A pocket-sized book on Scottish place names is to be published this spring. Written by Dr Alison Grant, the book provides information about the origin of the names of many of Scotland’s towns and villages. The book covers all Scotland’s languages and provides an excellent introduction for anyone who would like to know more about this fascinating subject.      

The Pocket Guide to Scottish Placenames is £3.99.

Scottish Placenames Society

Ordnance Survey Placenames