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Ruthven, Highland

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Ruthven, Highland

Ruthven is a small settlement in Badenoch, in the Highland council area, Scotland. It lies 0.5 miles south of Kingussie, and 43 miles to the south of Inverness, in the former county of Inverness-shire. The ruins of the 18th century Ruthven Barracks are nearby, on the site of the earlier Ruthven Castle. James Macpherson, the "translator" of the Ossian poems, was born here in 1736.
Post townInsh
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH8133
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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