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Kinlochewe, Highland

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Kinlochewe, Highland

Kinlochewe (Scottish Gaelic: Ceann Loch IĆ¹) is a village in in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. It is in the parish of Gairloch, the community of Torridon and Kinlochewe and the Highland Council area. It lies near the head of Loch Maree in its magnificent valley, and serves as a junction between the main Ullapool road north, and that which heads west to the coast at Loch Torridon. Loch Maree was at one time also known as Loch Ewe, hence the village's apparently confused name.
Post townACHNASHEEN
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH0261
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 code01445
 

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

Kinlochewe, hamlet with inn, Gairloch par., W. Ross and Cromarty, 1½ mile SE. of SE. end of Loch Maree and 10 miles NW. of Achnasheen sta.; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Kinlochewe Lodge.

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