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Ackergill, Highland

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Ackergill, Highland

Ackergill is a settlement in the Wick, Caithness, in the Highland Council area of Scotland.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND3553
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 Ackergill, Highland has been known in the past

Achringal ~ Ackergill Tower ~ Akergil

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

Ackergill Tower, ancient stronghold with modern castellated mansion, on NE. coast of Caithness-sh., 2 m. N. of Wick; was once the seat of the Earls Marischal.

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