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Berriedale, Highland

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Berriedale, Highland

Berriedale is a small village on the northern east coast of Caithness, Scotland, on the A9 road between Helmsdale and Lybster, close to the boundary between Caithness and Sutherland. It is sheltered from the North Sea. The village has a parish church in the Church of Scotland. Just south of Berriedale, on the way to the north, the A9 passes the Berriedale Braes, a steep drop in the landscape (brae is a Scots word for hillside).
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND1222
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
 

Other names by which Berriedale, Highland has been known in the past

Berridale

Berriedale, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Berriedale, q.s. par. and vil., Latheron par., SE. Caithness-shire, at mouth of rivers Berriedale and Langwall, 9½ miles NE. of Helmsdale, pop. 1186; P.O.

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