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Munlochy, Highland

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Munlochy, Highland

Munlochy is a small village, in northern Scotland, lying at the head of Munlochy Bay (Ob Poll Lòchaidh). There are few early records of a settlement, but it seems likely that Munlochy expanded in the 1760s due to quarry workers extracting stone nearby to build Fort George on the far side of the Moray Firth.
Post townMUNLOCHY
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH6453
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
 

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

Munlochy, vil., Knockbain par., Ross and Cromarty, on Munlochy Bay, 7 miles N. by W. of Inverness; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank; Munlochy Bay, an inlet of the Moray Firth, is an excellent fishing station.

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