Edderton

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Edderton
"Clach Biorach" (The Pointed Stone), Ardmore - geograph.org.uk - 915406.jpg
"Clach Biorach" (The Pointed Stone), Ardmore A striking Bronze-age stone, with much later Pictish carvings.
Edderton is located in Ross and Cromarty
Edderton
Edderton
Edderton shown within the Ross and Cromarty area
OS grid reference NH712844
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Tain
Postcode district IV19 1
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
57°49′52″N 4°10′13″W / 57.83114°N 4.17026°W / 57.83114; -4.17026Coordinates: 57°49′52″N 4°10′13″W / 57.83114°N 4.17026°W / 57.83114; -4.17026
One side of the Edderton cross slab, which lies in the old village church.

Edderton (Scottish Gaelic: Eadardan) is a village near Tain, lying on the shores of the Dornoch Firth, Easter Ross and is in the Highland council area of Scotland.[1][2] It has approximately 388 inhabitants. It is the location of the Balblair Distillery, and of the Class III Pictish stone, the Edderton Cross Slab, which lies in the old churchyard of the village. A quarter of a mile outside the town lies another stone, the Clach Biorach or "Edderton symbol stone", a Class I Pictish stone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edderton". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 18 June 2018. 
  2. ^ Microsoft; Nokia (23 March 2017). "Edderton" (Map). Bing Maps. Microsoft. Retrieved 23 March 2017. 

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