Milton of Leys

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Milton of Leys (Gaelic: Baile Muilinn an Leigheis[1]) is a suburb on the southern outskirts of Inverness in the Highland council area of Scotland. Milton of Leys lies on high ground overlooking the Moray Firth, 3 miles (5 km) southeast of the city centre, to the west of the A9 road. It has developed largely since the 1990s as a residential settlement. Construction of a primary school in Milton of Leys began in June 2010, it is scheduled to open in August 2011.[2] Currently pupils travel to Inshes Primary School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maclean, Roddy (2004). The Gaelic Place Names and Heritage of Inverness. Inverness: Culcabock Publishing. p. 85. ISBN 978-0-9548925-0-0. 
  2. ^ "First turf cut for new city primary school". Highland Council. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2011. 

Coordinates: 57°26′48″N 4°10′46″W / 57.446729°N 4.179483°W / 57.446729; -4.179483