Munlochy

Munlochy (/mənˈlɒxi/ mən-LOKH-ee; Scottish Gaelic: Poll Lochaidh) is a small village, lying at the head of Munlochy Bay (Ob Poll Lochaidh), in the Black Isle in Ross and Cromarty, in northern Scotland.[1][2]

Munlochy

Fields beside Bayhead Wood Looking towards Munlochy.
Munlochy
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
OS grid referenceNH647533
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMUNLOCHY
Postcode districtIV8
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
List of places
UK
Scotland
57.549932°N 4.26228°W / 57.549932; -4.26228
Munlochy main street

There are few early records of a settlement, but it seems likely that Munlochy expanded in the 1760s due to quarry workers extracting stone nearby to build Fort George on the far side of the Moray Firth.[3]


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