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Torridon, Highland

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Torridon, Highland

Torridon is a small village in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. However the name is also applied to the area surrounding the village, particularly the Torridon Hills, mountains to the north of Glen Torridon. It lies on the shore of Loch Torridon.
Post townAchnasheen
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNG8956
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01445
 

Other names by which Torridon, Highland has been known in the past

Torridon Loch

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

Torridon, hamlet with public school, Applecross par., Ross and Cromarty, at head of Loch Torridon, 10 miles SW. of Kinlochewe; P.O.; Torridon House, seat, is 2 miles to the NW.

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