Eriboll

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Eriboll
Eriboll is located in Sutherland
Eriboll
Eriboll
Eriboll shown within the Sutherland area
OS grid reference NC434565
Council area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Tongue
Postcode district IV27 4
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
List of places
UK
Scotland
58°28′08″N 4°41′10″W / 58.468798°N 4.686019°W / 58.468798; -4.686019Coordinates: 58°28′08″N 4°41′10″W / 58.468798°N 4.686019°W / 58.468798; -4.686019

Eriboll (Scottish Gaelic: Earabol) is a village in Sutherland, Scotland.[1][2] The village is situated on the south eastern shore of Loch Eriboll, in the northern part of the former county of Sutherland.

The main A838 coast road connects the villages of Tongue, Achuvoldrach, Hope and Eriboll to the east and Portnancon, Sangobeg, Durness and on to Laxford Bridge to the west.

Its Norse name means Home on a gravel beach.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 9 Cape Wrath (Durness & Scourie) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2008. ISBN 9780319231234. 
  2. ^ Gittings, B.M. "The Gazetteer for Scotland". www.scottish-places.info. Retrieved 15 March 2016.