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Nybster, Highland

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Nybster, Highland

Nybster is a scattered rural and crofting township, situated in Caithness and is in the Scottish council area of Highland It is the location of the Nybster Broch. A broch is an Iron Age building that is unique to Scotland. This one was probably built between about 200 BC and 200 AD and re-used during the Pictish period (AD 300 - 800). Nybster Broch has a website which is charting recent (2011) excavations.
Post townWick
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCaithness
OS GridND3663
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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