Forss, Highland

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Forss
Forss Water - geograph.org.uk - 1727450.jpg
Forss Water entering the Pentland Firth at Crosskirk Bay.
Forss is located in Caithness
Forss
Forss
Forss shown within the Caithness area
OS grid referenceND040680
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townThurso
Postcode districtKW14 7
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
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58°35′24″N 3°39′06″W / 58.58991°N 3.65158°W / 58.58991; -3.65158Coordinates: 58°35′24″N 3°39′06″W / 58.58991°N 3.65158°W / 58.58991; -3.65158

Forss is a small hamlet, situated 3 miles west of Thurso, in Caithness, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.[1] Brims Castle is located in Forss and was the former stronghold of the Sinclairs of Dunbeath. The ancient 12th century chapel of St Mary's Chapel is located nearby at Crosskirk.[1]

Forss Water flows through Forss, flowing north to Crosskirk, with the outflow at Crosskirk Bay

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  1. ^ a b "Forss". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 19 June 2018.