Maryburgh

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Maryburgh
Scottish Gaelic: Baile Màiri
Maryburgh is located in Highland
Maryburgh
Maryburgh
 Maryburgh shown within the Highland council area
Population 1,175 
OS grid reference NH540562
Council area Highland
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dingwall
Postcode district IV7 8
Dialling code 01349
Police Scottish
Fire Scottish
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament Ross, Skye and Lochaber
Scottish Parliament Skye, Lochaber and Badenoch
List of places
UK
Scotland

Coordinates: 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 km) south of Dingwall. It is situated on the northern bank of the River Conon. The village of Conon Bridge is on the other side of the river. In 2015, Maryburgh will celebrate its bicentennial year. The results of the 2011 census showed that there were 1175 people living in Maryburgh.

Amenities[edit]

Proby Street, Maryburgh
photographed in July, 2006

Maryburgh has a number of amenities within its bounds. There is a small shop with a post office, community centre, The Cottage Bar Restaurant, a horse-riding school. The community council also has its own magazine for the community, called the Maryburgh Roundabout.[1]

Transport[edit]

Three bus routes, run by Stagecoach, pass through the village. At the north of the village is a junction with the A835, running between Tore and Ullapool.

The nearest train station is the recently re-opened Conon Bridge.

Religion[edit]

The only Christian worship centre in the village, is the congregation of Maryburgh Free Church of Scotland. However, Maryburgh's local parish Church of Scotland, Ferintosh Church of Scotland, is in the nearby village of Conon Bridge. There is also a Kingdom Hall for Jehovah's Witnesses in Maryburgh.

See also[edit]

Maryburgh is also a hamlet of 10 house about 5 miles south of Kinross, Postcode KY4 0JE

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maryburgh Roundabout". http://maryburghhub.info/maryburgh-roundabout/. Maryburghhub. 

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