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Aultiphurst, Highland

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Aultiphurst, Highland

Aultiphurst (Scottish Gaelic: Allt a' Phuirt), in Strathy, Sutherland, is a village in the Scottish Highlands of Scotland. Aultiphurst was settled as a clearance village mostly from the Naver Highland clearances. During the 19th century more than 30 people worked several crofts belonging to the Mackays. The name Aultiphurst is a misspelling of Allt a' Phuirt - which is Gaelic for Allt - a stream; a' - of the; phuirt - genitive form of 'port' where a boat can land.
Post townThurso
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC8065
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01641
Population3
 

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