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Clachnaharry, Highland

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Clachnaharry, Highland

Clachnaharry is a former fishing village, now part of the city of Inverness in the Highland council area of Scotland. Clachnaharry is situated on the south shore of the Beauly Firth, about 2 miles (3 km) west of the city centre. The village was often wrongly said to have derived its name from the Gaelic Clach na Faire, 'watchman's stone' which refers to nearby rocks used as a look out post by the townsfolk of Inverness.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyInverness-shire
OS GridNH6546
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland

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

Clachnaharry, ry. sta. and NW. suburb of Inverness, pop. 287; P.O.; the chief industry is fishing.

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