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Edderton, Highland

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Edderton, Highland

Edderton is a village near Tain, lying on the shores of the Dornoch Firth, Easter Ross. It has approximately 388 inhabitants. It is the location of the Balblair Distillery, and of the Class III Pictish stone, the Edderton Cross Slab, which lies in the old churchyard of the village. A quarter of a mile outside the town lies another stone, the Clach Biorach or "Edderton symbol stone", a Class I Pictish stone.
Post townTain
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyRoss-shire
OS GridNH7184
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Edderton, par. and ry. sta., NE. Ross-shire, on S. shore of Dornoch Firth, 22,120 ac., pop. 789; P.O.; the sta. is 5½ miles NW. of Tain.

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