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Portmahomack, Highland

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Portmahomack, Highland

Portmahomack (Scottish Gaelic: Port Mo Chalmaig; 'Haven of My Colmóc') is a small fishing village in Easter Ross, Scotland. It is situated in the Tarbat Peninsula in the parish of Tarbat. Tarbat Ness Lighthouse is about three miles from the village at the end of the Tarbat Peninsula. Ballone Castle lies about a mile from the village. There is evidence of early settlement and the area seems to have been the site of significant activity during the time of the Picts and the Vikings.
Post townTain
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyCromartyshire / Ross-shire
OS GridNH9184
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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

Portmahomack, fishing vil., Tarbat par., NE. Ross and Cromarty, on Dornoch Firth, 3 miles SW. of Tarbat Ness and 10 miles NE. of Tain, pop. 301; P.O., T.O.

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