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Nigg, Highland

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Nigg, Highland

Nigg (from the Scottish Gaelic: An Neag meaning "the notch", referring to a feature of the hills above the parish church) is a village and parish on the north east shore of Nigg Bay in north east Ross-shire and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. It lies by the north shore of the entrance to the Cromarty Firth. The present parish church is an 18th century building on an early Christian site dating back to at least the 8th century.
Post townTain
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH8071
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Nigg, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Ross and Cromarty, on Nigg Bay (in Cromarty Firth) - par., 7818 ac., pop. 1000; vil., 4 miles S. of ry. sta. and 4 miles by ferry NE. of Cromarty; P.O.

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