Munlochy

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Coordinates: 57°33′00″N 4°15′44″W / 57.549932°N 4.26228°W / 57.549932; -4.26228

Munlochy
Scottish Gaelic: Bun Lòchaidh/Poll Lòchaidh
Munlochy is located in Highland
Munlochy
Munlochy
 Munlochy shown within the Highland council area
OS grid reference NH647533
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MUNLOCHY
Postcode district IV8
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
Munlochy post office and main street

Munlochy (/mənˈlɒxi/ mən-LOKH-ee; Scottish Gaelic: Bun Lòchaidh/Poll Lòchaidh) 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.[1]

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  1. ^ Gorton, John (1833). A topographical dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland: compiled from local information, and the most recent and official authorities 1. Chapman and Hall. p. 95.