Inveralligin

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Inveralligin (Scottish Gaelic: Inbhir Àiliginn) is a remote crofting township which lies on the north shore of Loch Torridon in Wester Ross[1] and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. Inbhir Àiliginn means "at the mouth of the River Alligin".

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Ruin overlooking Ob a' Bhraighe - geograph.org.uk - 313121.jpg
Ruin overlooking Ob a' Bhraighe Taken from Wester Alligin.
Inveralligin is located in Ross and Cromarty
Inveralligin
Inveralligin
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
OS grid referenceNG841575
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIV22 2
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57°33′24″N 5°36′37″W / 57.55657°N 5.61026°W / 57.55657; -5.61026Coordinates: 57°33′24″N 5°36′37″W / 57.55657°N 5.61026°W / 57.55657; -5.61026

Torridon lies to the east and Lower Diabaig about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to the west. Alligin Shuas lies immediately to the west. This name is also of Gaelic origin: alligin may be from àilleag meaning "jewel" and shuas means "western" or "upper".[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inveralligin". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  2. ^ Iain Mac an Tàilleir. "Placenames" (PDF). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. pp. 4, 118. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 May 2008. Retrieved 23 July 2007.
 
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