The majority of place names in the Outer Hebrides come from Old Norse. This publication are theories which span aspects of the Norse Sagas to oral tradition. Focusing on Norse related place names in the Lochs district, on the east side of Lewis.

Làraich The Norse Place names of Leurbost and Surrounding Areas of North Lochs, is a 48 page publication. Members of the local community began an enquiry into local place names and the information was presented during an exhibition in January, February and March 2017.

The publication Laraich by AG Morrison is available in our shop.


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