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Invermoriston, Highland

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Invermoriston, Highland

Invermoriston (Inbhir Mhoireastain in Gaelic) is a small village 7 miles north of Fort Augustus, Highland, Scotland. The village is on the A82 road, at a junction with the A887. The village's most visited attraction is the Thomas Telford bridge, built in 1813, which crosses the spectacular River Moriston falls. This bridge used to form part of the main road between Drumnadrochit and Fort Augustus but was replaced in the 1930s with the new bridge used today.
Post townFort Augustus
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH4116
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 Invermoriston, Highland has been known in the past

Glenmoriston

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

Invermoriston, hamlet with inn and pier, at mouth of Glen Moriston, Inverness-shire, on W. side of Loch Ness, 6 miles NE. of Fort Augustus; P.O., T.O., called Glenmoriston; in vicinity is Invermoriston House, an old mansion modernised; Invermoriston Deer Forest embraces 17,220 ac. See GLENMORISTON.

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