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Loch Shin
Loch Shin
Loch Shin
Loch Shin
Loch Shin
Revd. [Reverend] J.M. Joass, Golspie
Mr. William Ross, Forester
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Philip's County Atlas
Johnston's County Map
Old Statistical Account
New Statistical Account
073; 084; 085; 094 This name applies to a Loch about Eighteen Miles in length and extending from the Village of Lairg on the south to within a short distance of Loch Griam on the north Its mean breath is about one mile. There are four islands in this loch. There are also four rivers in the Ph. [Parish] of Lairg which empty their waters into Loch Shin which is well stocked with Salmon and Trout and affords excellent sport for anglers There is a small steamer placed on this loch by His Grace the Duke of Sutherland, which is chiefly employed conveying Limestone from the Shiness Quarries to the Lime Works at Lairg Proprietor His Grace the Duke of Sutherland

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