Place Names of the Galloway Glens

Lead Partner: 
Glasgow University

A study of the place names of the Galloway Glens Area, on a parish level. The project will employ a qualified place name researcher (Toponymist) for three years. Results will be aligned with Glasgow University’s Celtic & Gaelic department to ensure output is in line with academic requirement, but also made available through talks/leaflets and inclusion in other Scheme materials.

The outputs of the programme will closely suppport the Historic Mapping Project, the Dee Treasures App, the Ken Words festival and elements of the Education & Heritage Skills programme.

Status: Underway

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