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Portskerra, Highland

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Portskerra, Highland

Portskerra is a hamlet that overlooks Melvich Bay to the east, in Sutherland, Scottish Highlands and is in the Scottish council area of Highland. The village of Melvich is less than 1 mile directly southeast.
Post townMelvich
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountySutherland
OS GridNC8765
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

Other names by which Portskerra, Highland has been known in the past

Portskerra and Melvich

Portskerra, Highland in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Portskerra (and Melvich), vil., Reay par., NE. Sutherland, at mouth of river Halladale, 17 miles W. of Thurso, pop. 646. See MELVICH.

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