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Bracadale, Highland

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Bracadale, Highland

Bracadale is a settlement and parish on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. It lies on the west coast of the island, west-south-west of Portree, on Loch Beag, an inlet off Loch Harport. Nearby settlements include Struan to the west and Coillore on the opposite shore of Loch Beag. The name could derive from the Old Norse for "juniper dale" or "bracken dale".
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNG3538
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Bracadale, par. and hamlet, Isle of Skye, Inverness-shire, 10 miles NE. of Portree, 93,140 ac., pop. 929.

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