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Applecross, Highland

The Applecross peninsula (Scottish Gaelic: A' Chomraich ‘The Sanctuary’) is a peninsula in Wester Ross, Highland, on the north west coast of Scotland. The name Applecross is at least 1300 years old and is not used locally to refer to the 19th century village with the pub and post office, lying on the small Applecross Bay, facing the Inner Sound, on the opposite side of which lies the Inner Hebridean island of Raasay.
Post townStrathcarron
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG7144
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Applecross, par. and hamlet, on bay of same name, SW. coast of Ross-shire, 112,859 ac., pop. 2239; P.O. It comprises most part of the peninsula between lochs Torridon and Carron, and there is a deer forest of 50,000 ac. Applecross House is adjacent.

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