Mellon Udrigle

Mellon Udrigle (Scottish Gaelic: Meallan Ùdraigil or Na Meall) is a small remote coastal tourist, fishing and crofting hamlet on the north west coast of Ross-shire, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland.[1]

Mellon Udrigle
Boulder at Laide - geograph.org.uk - 93520.jpg
Boulder at Laide. This large boulder is perched precariously on the shore next to the fishing station
Mellon Udrigle is located in Ross and Cromarty
Mellon Udrigle
Mellon Udrigle
Location within the Ross and Cromarty area
Population45 
OS grid referenceNG883956
Council area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAchnasheen
Postcode districtIV22 2
PoliceScotland
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
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57°54′07″N 5°33′48″W / 57.902041°N 5.563252°W / 57.902041; -5.563252Coordinates: 57°54′07″N 5°33′48″W / 57.902041°N 5.563252°W / 57.902041; -5.563252

The village of Opinan is directly to the north and the village of Achgarve is directly to the south, and Laide slightly further south.

Mellon Udrigle is home to the site of an ancient Pictish hut circle.[2][3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gittings, Bruce; Munro, David. "Mellon Udrigle". The Gazetteer for Scotland. School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh and The Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Retrieved 23 September 2019. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ Map, The Megalithic Portal and Megalith. "Mellon Udrigle Hut Circle". The Megalithic Portal. Retrieved 12 October 2017.
  3. ^ "Mellon Udrigle Hut Circle". www.themodernantiquarian.com. Retrieved 12 October 2017.

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