Fresgoe

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Fresgoe
Harbour Buildings, Fresgoe.jpg
The harbour at Fresgoe
Fresgoe is located in Caithness
Fresgoe
Fresgoe
Fresgoe shown within the Caithness area
OS grid referenceNC957659
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtKW14 7
Dialling codeThurso
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
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Scotland
58°34′10″N 3°47′40″W / 58.569311°N 3.794453°W / 58.569311; -3.794453Coordinates: 58°34′10″N 3°47′40″W / 58.569311°N 3.794453°W / 58.569311; -3.794453

Fresgoe is the main harbour for the village of Reay, overlooking Sandside Bay in Caithness in the Scottish highlands. It was built in the early 1830s, by a Major William Innes, primarily to encourage fishing and was also used on the north coast trading route.

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