Gillock

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Gillock
Gillock is located in Caithness
Gillock
Gillock
 Gillock shown within the Caithness area
Council area Highland
Lieutenancy area Caithness
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Wick
Postcode district KW1
Dialling code 01955
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Caithness, Sutherland and Easter Ross
Scottish Parliament Caithness, Sutherland and Ross
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 58°29′18″N 3°14′41″W / 58.4883°N 3.2448°W / 58.4883; -3.2448

Gillock is a small village in Caithness, the north part of the Highland council area of Scotland. It is 262 miles north of Edinburgh, situated between the towns of Wick and Thurso. The village is located at grid reference ND210595, on the B874 road.

Gillock comprises around 10 homes, with 9 new homes being sold just outside of the village. Allans Of Gillock is a farming tools retailer based in the village, and the local post office is based in Allans. The local primary school is Bower Primary, situated in the village of Bower, approximately three miles north of Gillock. The local high schools are Thurso and Wick High Schools, situated in their respective towns.

The villages of Watten and Halkirk are close to Gillock. The nearest hospital is Caithness General Hospital in Wick, and the nearest large hospital is Raigmore in Inverness. The nearest railway station is Georgemas Junction railway station on the Far North Line.

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