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Balintore, Highland

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Balintore, Highland

Balintore (from the Scottish Gaelic: Baile an Todhair meaning "The Bleaching Town") is a village near Tain in Easter Ross, Scotland. It is one of three villages on this northern stretch of the Moray Firth coastline - Hilton, Balintore, and Shandwick are known collectively as the Seaboard Villages. Local employment has long been based on fishing, but this is now only a small part of the local economy. Balintore has a large harbour, built c.1890. With a shop, post office and pharmacy.
Post towntain
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH8675
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
 

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