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Tomintoul, Moray

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Tomintoul, Moray

Tomintoul (Scots: Tamintowl, from Scottish Gaelic: Tom an t-Sabhail, meaning Hillock of the Barn) is a village in the Moray council area of Scotland; until 1975 it was in the county of Banffshire. It is said to be the highest village in the Scottish Highlands, but at 345 m is still much lower than the highest village in Scotland. The village was laid out on a grid pattern by the 4th Duke of Gordon in 1775.
Administrative CountyMoray
Traditional CountyBanffshire
OS GridNJ1618
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGrampian
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01807
Population322 (Census 2001)

Tomintoul, Moray in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Tomintoul, quoad sacra par. and vil., Kirkmichael par., Banffshire - quoad sacra par., pop. 686; vil., near river Avon, 14½ miles S. of Ballindalloch ry. sta., pop. 478; P.O., T.O.

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