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Bower, Highland

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Bower, Highland

Bower is a village and civil parish in Highland, Scotland It is 8 miles from Thurso and around 11 miles from Wick. Bower is served by Wick, Thurso and Castletown for shopping, cabs and post offices. Bower's population from 1851 is 1,845. Bower Primary School was built in 1976 but was moved down the road years later. There is now 41 pupils in Bower Primary and it has lovely teachers. Bower Primary's motto is ' Small School, Big Education '
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND2363
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 Bower, Highland has been known in the past


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

Bower.-- par. and hamlet with ry. sta. (4 miles distant), NE. Caithness-shire, 11½ miles NW. of Wick, 19,677 ac., pop. 1608; P.O.

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