Maryburgh

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Maryburgh
Maryburgh is located in Ross and Cromarty
Maryburgh
Maryburgh
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
Population1,090 (mid-2020 est.)[1]
OS grid referenceNH540562
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDingwall
Postcode districtIV7 8
Dialling code01349
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
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57°34′31″N 4°26′34″W / 57.57538°N 4.44290°W / 57.57538; -4.44290Coordinates: 57°34′31″N 4°26′34″W / 57.57538°N 4.44290°W / 57.57538; -4.44290

Maryburgh (Scottish Gaelic: Baile Màiri) is a village in the Highland council area of Scotland, 2 miles (3.2 km) south of Dingwall.[2] It is situated on the northern bank of the River Conon. The village of Conon Bridge is on the other side of the river.

Amenities[edit]

Proby Street, Maryburgh
photographed in July, 2006

Maryburgh has a number of amenities within its bounds. There is a small shop and community centre. There is also two playgrounds and a large football field. The community council publishes a magazine for the community, titled the Maryburgh Roundabout.[3]

Art[edit]

Maryburgh has a thriving art scene with notable artists including Michael Forbes and Kyle Maclennan, the founder of Headon Art.[citation needed]

See also[edit]

  • Maryburgh is also an antiquated name for Fort William. Maryburgh is also a hamlet of 10 house about 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Kinross, postcode KY4 0JE.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mid-2020 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland". National Records of Scotland. 31 March 2022. Retrieved 31 March 2022.
  2. ^ Gittings, Bruce; Munro, David. "Maryburgh". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 23 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Maryburgh Roundabout". Maryburghhub. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

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