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Stromeferry, Highland

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Stromeferry, Highland

Stromeferry (Scottish Gaelic: Port an t-Sròim) is a village, located on the south shore of the west coast sea loch, Loch Carron, in western Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. Its name reflects its former role as the location of one of the many coastal ferry services which existed prior to the expansion of the road network in the 20th century. It is served by Stromeferry railway station and is close to the A890 road.
Post townSTROME FERRY
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG8634
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
 

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

Strome Ferry

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

Strome Ferry, place with ry. sta. and steamboat pier, Lochalsh par., Ross and Cromarty, on S. shore of Loch Carron, 53 miles SW. of Dingwall; P.O., T.O.; has a good hotel.

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