Locations in Ross and Cromarty


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Some of the communities listed opposite as "coming soon" do not have any information or photographs of locations listed within the pages of the Ross and Cromarty Heritage website.

If you know of any locations within these communities that you think should be included, please contact the Ross and Cromarty Heritage Society

If you are willing to submit photos or text about locations for these communities please get in touch with the Ross and Cromarty Heritage Society.





Inverpolly National Nature Reserve, Coigach





Adross Castle tower




The Kings' Causway

Locations in Ross and Cromarty with links to communities


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Alness - coming soon


Applecross

Photos including Torpedo testing range, Applecross Heritage Centre, Applecross House, the pier at Milton, Milton village, bridge leading to Clachan, Clachan House, views from Applecross, Inner Sound at Lonbain and Callakille, view of Loch Kishorn, Bealach nam Bo and a timely word of warning about the Bealach.

This page also includes an exclusive by Jackie Mackenzie "Pair in winter road drama" . 
 

Ardross

Photos including bridge over the River Averon and the River Averon, sign for private road to Dalneich and fishing beats, views of Castle Inn, views at Easter Ardross, sandstone houses between Easter Ardross and Ardross, Cnoc Ruadh, Adross community facilities and primary school, Ardross Castle, the Tollie Burn and Dublin.

This page also includes a brief history of Adross Castle and details of Dublin originally a barracks for Irish labourours.  


Aultbea - coming soon


Avoch & Killen

Photos and text with details of Ormonde Hill and Ormonde Castle site, photos of the beach and Avoch Burn and trees given to the village in 1951 to commemorate the Festival of Britain.


Coigach

Photos including the Inverpolly National Nature Reserve sign, views of Tanera Mor, Polglas beach, the beach at Achinahaird, views Loch Larguin and Coigach mountains, the road to Achitibuie and Stac Polly and attractive houses.


Conon Bridge

Photo and text about Conon Bridge in the late 1950s

 

Contin - coming soon


Cromarty

Photos including the Emigration Stone, Bank Street, Bank Street and War Memorial footpath, Marine Terrace and Bank Street junction, Cromarty harbour, boatyard, Cromarty Lighthouse and view of Links towards Nigg.

This page also includes details and reason behind the Emigration Stone. 


Dingwall

This consists of a series of photos lent to the Ross and Cromarty Society by the Dingwall Camera Club. These photos show views in and around Dingwall, including a photo of the Macdonald Memorial construction by F. W. Urquhart, the Mercat Cross when it was sited outside the Town Hall, the old auction marts at the foot of Church Street and the old Dingwall Academy opened in 1939.
 

Edderton - coming soon

Fearn, Balintore & Hilton - coming soon

Ferintosh - coming soon


Fortrose and Rosemarkie

Photos include aerial views of Rosemarkie and Fortrose by Andrew Dowsett, Rosemarkie beach, Chanonry lighthouse, moorings for Chanonry Yacht Club, Groam House Museum and a former school building.
   

Gairloch - coming soon

Garve - coming soon

Inver - coming soon


Invergordon

Photos of Invergordon with oil rigs in the foreground and Fyrish hill in the background, general views of Invergordon looking west and east and a view over Saltburn road with oil rigs in the Cromarty Firth.

Killearnan

Photos include Milton of Redcastle, Killearnan War Memorial, Miilton of Redcastle houses, Tore Primary School, Tore Community hall, Tore filling station and cafe, attractive features in the village of Milton of Redcastle, the Mill Burn, the former Kilcoy Arms, the ruins of Redcastle and a spruce tree within Redcastle grounds.

Kilmuir & Logie

Photos include Balnagown Castle, Balnagown Bridge, Kings' Causeway, King James IV bridge, Dalrannich House and Marybank Lodge.

This page also include details of of the main roads in the area shown on the General Roy's maps of 1750, details of the Kings' Causway, the King James IV bridge, a brief history of Dalrannich House and Marybank Lodge.

Kiltearn - coming soon


Knockbain

Photos include The Old Mill at Munlochy, a millstone from the salt mill at Munlochy and the burn which supplied the salt mill, the possible site of the sluice of one of the two salt mills and a typical sandstone cottage, 
 

Lochbroom

Photos include Teallach (The Forge) 1062 m high, Ullapool harbour and Loch Broom, weather station near Loch Glascarnoch, Argyll Street, Pulteney Street and Seaforth Road in Ullapool, Shore Street and Ullapool harbour, Ullapool Museum and Ullapool High School.
 

Lochcarron - coming soon


Marybank, Scatwell & Strathconon

Photos of views looking east down Strathconon and towards the Torrs from the Braham road, Strathconon estate office entrance, approaching Moy bridge on Marybank road, Strathconon House, looking upstream towards Strathconon and downstream from Moy bridge, Strathconon Estate, converted mill, fishing stations towards Torr Achilty dam and 12 views of the middle of Strathconon.

Maryburgh - coming soon


Muir of Ord

Photos include Public Hall and Caledonian Bank dated 1906, Main Street dated 1910, A862 looking North towards Muir of Ord at entrance of Industrial Estate and entrance of Muir of Ord Golf Club, Main Street looking North, smaller new homes leading off main street, view from old railway bridge, looking towards old railway bridge, Seaforth Road, looking towards village and attractive bungalow on A832, The Meadows housing estate, Ord Wood housing estates and a distinctive house at northern edge of village. 

Nigg & Shandwick

Photos of Nigg Parish Church and Shandwick Stone. The page also includes "Romancing the Stone" an extract from the Ross-shire Journal 2003 and an extract taken with permission of the Trustees, from Prof. W.J. Watson's "Place Names of Ross and Cromarty".

Pan Ross

Range of photographs taken by Andrew Dowsett include Cromarty Courthouse, Cromarty, Liner passing through the Souters of Cromarty, Jemimaville, Balblair, Remains of Cullicudden church, Castle Craig, Cromarty bridge, Rosemarkie, Fortrose, Avoch, North Kessock and Kessock bridge, Dingwall, Ben Wyvis, Invergordon, Balintore and Portmahomack. 

Resolis - coming soon

Saltburn & Westwood - coming soon

Shieldaig - coming soon

Strathpeffer - coming soon

Tarbat - coming soon

Tain - coming soon

Torridon & Kinlochewe - coming soon

Wester Loch Ewe - coming soon

 




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