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Achnasheen, Highland (Achadh na Sine)

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Achnasheen, Highland (Achadh na Sine)

Achnasheen (Gaelic Achadh na S├Čne) is a small village in Ross-shire in the Highland council area of Scotland. Despite the size of the village, Achnasheen is also the name of a postal district which covers several much larger communities including Kinlochewe, Poolewe and Laide. This dates from the time when the village railway station was an important stop on the Kyle of Lochalsh Line, serving a large area of Wester Ross.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH1658
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01445

Other names by which Achnasheen, Highland (Achadh na Sine) has been known in the past

Achnasheen/Achadh na Sine ~ Achadh na Sine ~ Auchnasheen

Achnasheen, Highland (Achadh na Sine) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Achnasheen, ry. sta., mid. Ross-shire, 28 miles W. of Dingwall.

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