Achnahannet, Strathspey

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Achnahannet
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Achnahannet is located in Badenoch and Strathspey
Achnahannet
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Achnahannet shown within the Badenoch and Strathspey area
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57°19′26″N 3°42′01″W / 57.32397°N 3.70035°W / 57.32397; -3.70035Coordinates: 57°19′26″N 3°42′01″W / 57.32397°N 3.70035°W / 57.32397; -3.70035

Achnahannet (Scottish Gaelic: Achadh na h-Annaid)[1] is a hamlet located northwest of Dulnain Bridge, and three and a half miles west-south-west of Grantown-on-Spey,[2] in the historical county of Morayshire, the Highland, Scotland. Historically it belonged to the parish of Cromdale.[3] Its name means "Field of the Annat". [3]An old chapel and a well named Tobar an Domhnaich is located nearby.[3]

Geography[edit]

Achnahannet Burn flows in the area; it is a tributary of the River Dulnain.[4]The land westward from Achnahannet to Lynmore contains a belt of morainic sands and gravels between the River Dulnain terraces.[5]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (26 February 2017). "Achnahannet" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 26 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Groome, Francis Hindes (1895). Ordnance gazetteer of Scotland: a survey of Scottish topography, statistical, biographical, and historical. W. Mackenzie. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c Watson, William John (1973). The history of the Celtic place-names of Scotland. Irish University Press. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  4. ^ Reid, William (1900). Grantown and the adjacent country: a guide to Strathspey. Angus Stuart. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  5. ^ Annual report. Macaulay Institute for Soil Research. 1965. Retrieved 20 February 2011. 
  6. ^ Aberd bookeen-angus herd. 1965. Retrieved 20 February 2011.