The Wilderness

The Wilderness ~ CLS V NO318101 1 362 40m

    The Wilderness 1856 OS 6 inch 1st edn

SSE the + SSE wilderness

OS Name Book (14, 2) states that it was ‘formerly a muir but now planted principally with fir trees’. In place of the woodland shown here on OS 6 inch (1855) and OS Pathf. there is now a sand and gravel pit with a large resultant loch (as shown on OS Explorer 2006).

This place-name appeared in printed volume 4