MHG32360 - Mybster


The place name Mybster derives from the place name element bolstadr, meaning Moor Farm.

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  • SETTLEMENT (CULTURE 800; CULTURE 1300; , Norse - 800 AD to 1300 AD)

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  • None recorded

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The place name Mybster, formed from the element bolstadr, means Moor Farm and appears to provide confirmation of the fact that the formation of the peat had taken place before it came into existence. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1686 5292 (160m by 160m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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