Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Munlochy

Munlochy, a village in Knockbain parish, Ross-shire, ½ mile W of the head of Munlochy Bay, 55/8 miles WSW of Fortrose, and 6¾ N by W of Inverness, with which it communicates daily by the mail gig. It has a post office under Inverness, with money order, savings' bank, and telegraph departments, a public school, a reading-room and library, yearly games of the Black Isle Athletic Association, a jetty, and a considerable export trade in wood-props, staves, and sleepers. Munlochy Bay, an inlet of the Moray Firth, extends 23/8 miles westward; has a maximum width of ½ mile; and is an excellent fishing station.—Ord. Sur., shs. 83, 84, 1881-76.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Ross Shire ScoCnty
Place: Munlochy

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