Maryburgh

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Maryburgh
Maryburgh is located in Ross and Cromarty
Maryburgh
Maryburgh
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
Population1,175 
OS grid referenceNH540562
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDingwall
Postcode districtIV7 8
Dialling code01349
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
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.[1] 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. The community council publishes a magazine for the community, titled the Maryburgh Roundabout.[2]

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. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Maryburgh Roundabout". Maryburghhub. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

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