Hoy place names 1880

Nose of the Yard. Flingi Geo. Geo of the Light. Too of the Head. Trowie Glen. Candle of the Sale.

Poetry in the place names of Hoy.


Scotland’s Places hold a digital version of the Orkney Ordinance Survey Book of Names for 1879-1880 relating to Hoy.

Find the full pages here.

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