ROUSAY REMEMBERED

ROUSAY FIELD NAMES

 

PART 1 OF 4 - WASBISTER

1. Knockha'     2. Gorn     3. Hammer

 

[Thanks to Alistair and Muriel Marwick, Innister, for these names]

 

4*. Longaness     5*. Kuiv     6*. Meeran     7*. Hill Park     8*. Berry Brae

 

[All starred field names in this and subsequent images were supplied

by a member of the Rousay, Egilsay and Wyre Community Council

Local History Project, carried out in 1982]

01 Innister & names

SAVISKAILL - SKETQUOY - STENNISGORN

 

 

1. Mill Meadow    2. Breekness    3. Lower Bregaday    4. Corse Kirk    5. Longaness

 

5a. Kuiv      6. Upper Bregaday      7. Long Leys      8. Fal Quoy      9. Meadow Park

 

10. Grithin      11a. The Head (outer)      11b. The Head (inner)      12. Switzerland

 

13. Baterass      14. Conquoy      15. Nort Hoose      16. Backyard

 

 

    [All Saviskaill names supplied by Athol Grieve]

 

 

17*. Nortby      18*. Hoosen      19*. The Grange

 

                   

Imagery ©2017 Getmapping plc, Landsat/Copernicus, Map data ©2017 Google

03 Langskaill & names

LANGSKAILL

 

 

1. Horsepark      2. The Sands      3. Byre-sheid      4. The Nine Rigs      5. Ourin

 

6. Cooper's Meadow      7. Lee      8. Knowe o' Djue      9. North Toon      10. West Toon

 

11. Stackyard/Mill      12. Vacquoy      13. Nedyar      14. Lowshoose      15. Maybank

 

16. Lower Skuni      17. Upper Skuni      18. Heatherha'      19. Chalmers' Rig

 

20. Hungry Quoy      21. Seatter's Quoy      22. Claybank      23. Middle Park

 

24. Castal      25. Turbitail      26. Flotty      27. Whitemeadows

 

 

[All names courtesy of Jo Inkster, Langskaill, and Ed Firth. Nedyar]

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[Hugh Marwick's Place Names of Rousay also mentions

Husmasay, Lamiger and Swanaland at Sketquoy, and

Fauld at Stennisgorn, but exact locations are unknown]

02 Saviskaill & names