- SKIANID, a village, in the parish of Tongue, county of Sutherland, 3½ miles (N. by W.) from Tongue church; containing 243 inhabitants. This place is situated on the western shore of the Kyle of Tongue, where the indentations form a kind of harbour, protected by a small island called Rabbit island. Southward of the village is a ferry to the opposite side of the Kyle, leading to the village of Tongue.
A Topographical dictionary of Scotland. Samuel Lewis. 1856.
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Tongue — TONGUE, a parish, in the county of Sutherland, 250 miles (N. by W.) from Edinburgh; containing, with the island of Roan, and the villages of Tongue, Skianid, and Torrisdale, 2041 inhabitants, of whom 1558 are in the rural districts. This place … A Topographical dictionary of Scotland