Latheron

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Latheron
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Clan Gunn Heritage Centre
Latheron is located in Caithness
Latheron
Latheron
Location within the Caithness area
OS grid referenceND199335
Civil parish
  • Latheron
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLATHERON
Postcode districtKW5
Dialling code01593
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
EU ParliamentScotland
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
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58°17′N 3°22′W / 58.28°N 3.37°W / 58.28; -3.37Coordinates: 58°17′N 3°22′W / 58.28°N 3.37°W / 58.28; -3.37

Latheron (from Scottish Gaelic Latharn, meaning 'muddy place')[1] is a small village and civil parish in Caithness, in the Highland area of Scotland,[2] centred on the junction of the A9 with the A99.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gaelic and Norse in the Landscape: Placenames in Caithness and Sutherland. Scottish National Heritage.
  2. ^ Gittings, Bruce; Munro, David. "Latheron". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 9 March 2019.
  3. ^ "Scothighlands - Drive along the A9 to Scrabster, Scotland". www.scothighlands.com. Retrieved 22 November 2019.

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