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There was a mill here below the Magdetrappe until the Thirty Years War. In 1646 an ironworks was built on the initiative of Frederick of Anhalt-Harzgerode that was not very successful to begin with, nevertheless it was considerably expanded in 17 ...


Sponheim Castle

Sponheim Castle is a medieval ruin in Burgsponheim on the edge of the Hunsruck mountain range in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. From the 12th century it was the original residence of the Counts of Sponheim. Significant portions of the castle rema ...


Aberchalder Lodge


Buildings and structures in Caithness


Buildings and structures in Sutherland


Bridges in Highland (council area)


Castles in Highland (council area)


Railway stations in Highland (council area)


Inverness committee area


Environment of Badenoch and Strathspey


Environment of Caithness


Environment of Lochaber


Environment of Nairn


Environment of Ross and Cromarty


Environment of Skye and Lochalsh


Environment of Sutherland


Highland Clinical Research Facility

The Highland Clinical Research Facility supports clinical research in the Highlands of Scotland. It was opened in 2009, and is a purpose built facility housed within the Centre for Health Science, adjacent to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness.


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John o Groats

John o Groats is a village 2.5 miles NE of the village of Canisbay, Caithness, in the far north of Scotland. John o Groats lies on Great Britains northeastern tip, and is popular with tourists as one end of the longest distance between two inhabi ...


A835 road

The A835 starts at Tore on the Black Isle, seven miles north-west of Inverness at a junction with the A9. The A835 crosses the Black Isle to Conon Bridge, where the A832 crosses, linking Muir of Ord to the west and Fortrose to the east, on the Mo ...


A836 road

The A836 is a major road entirely within the Highland area of Scotland. It is 122 miles long and runs from Ross and Cromarty to Caithness, with the majority of its length in Sutherland. At 58.648°N where it passes through East Mey, it is the nort ...


A838 road

The A838 is a major road in Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. It runs generally northwest from the A836 in the Lairg area to Laxford Bridge on the west coast of Scotland, then generally northeast to Durness on the north coast, and the ...


A839 road

The A839 road is in Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. It runs generally west from the A9 at The Mound near Golspie, via Rogart and Lairg, to the A837 at Rosehall. The Mound is a causeway or bridge carrying the A9 across the estuary of ...


A882 road

The A882 road is entirely within Caithness in the Highland area of Scotland. It has a length of about 23 kilometres and runs generally west/northwest from the A99 in the county town of Wick to the A9 in the Georgemas area. About 12 kilometres 7.5 ...


A893 road

The A893 is a trunk road in the Scottish Highlands, located in the small town of Ullapool. It is approximately one-third of a mile in length, and is named Shore Street for its entire diminutive length, along the shore of Loch Broom. The A835 road ...


A897 road

The A897 single track road is entirely within the Highland council area of Scotland. It runs generally north from the A9 at Helmsdale to the A836 near Halladale Bridge, east of Melvich. The road passes through or near Kildonan, Kinbrace and Forsi ...


B8004 road

The B8004 is an 8.9-mile-long road running from the A830 road at Banavie in Scotland northeast up the west side of the Great Glen to Gairlochy then east beside the River Spean to meet the A82 road just west of Spean Bridge. Sections of it are rec ...


A96 road

The A96 is a major road in the north of Scotland. It runs generally west/north-west from Aberdeen, bypassing Blackburn, Kintore, Inverurie, Huntly, Fochabers and Forres, and running through Keith, Elgin and Nairn. The road terminates at the A9 ou ...


A99 road

The A99 road is entirely within the former county of Caithness in the Highland of Scotland. It runs generally north/northeast from the A9 at Latheron to Wick and to the A836 at John o Groats. It was part of the A9 until the A9 classification was ...


A949 road

The A949 is a major road in Sutherland, in the Highland area of Scotland. It has staggered junctions with the A9. From the A949 the A9 runs generally north to Thurso and generally south to Tain, Inverness, Perth, Stirling and Falkirk. From the A9 ...


Corran Ferry

Operated by Highland Council, the Corran Ferry is one of few remaining mainland vehicle ferries in Scotland. The route crosses Loch Linnhe from Nether Lochaber to Ardgour, at the Corran Narrows, 9 miles 14 km south of Fort William. It was noted f ...



Kylesku is a small, remote fishing hamlet in Sutherland in the Scottish Highlands. Until 1984, it was the site of a free ferry.


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Archaeological sites in Caithness


Category A listed buildings in Highland (council area)


Category B listed buildings in Highland (council area)


Category C listed buildings in Highland (council area)



Gunna lies between Coll and Tiree, closer to Coll. It is 69 hectares 1 ⁄ 4 square mile in area and 35 metres 115 feet at its highest point. Nowhere is it wider than 500 metres 550 yards. It has no permanent inhabitants; the only house is used as ...


Nave Island

The island is all but cut in two by a narrow chasm that runs northwest to southeast across the northern third. The highest point is just north of this embayment at 34 metres 112 ft above sea level. To the southwest lie a number of skerries and is ...


Oronsay, Colonsay

Oronsay, also sometimes spelt and pronounced Oransay by the local community, is a small tidal island south of Colonsay in the Scottish Inner Hebrides with an area of 543 hectares. The island rises to a height of 93 m 305 ft at Beinn Orasaigh and ...


Soay, Inner Hebrides

Soay lies to the west of Loch Scavaig on the south-west coast of Skye, from which it is separated by Soay Sound. Unlike its neighbours Skye and Rùm, Soay is low-lying, reaching 141 metres 463 ft at Beinn Bhreac. The dumb-bell shaped island is vir ...


Isle of Gigha




Eilean Mor, Loch Sunart

Eilean Mor is an uninhabited, tidal island opposite Oronsay at the entrance to Loch Sunart, an arm of the sea on the west coast of Scotland. At low tide it is attached to Glenmore on the Ardnamurchan peninsula. The highest elevation is 123 feet. ...


Eilean Shona

Eilean Shona is a tidal island in Loch Moidart, Scotland. The modern name may be from the Old Norse for "sea island". The pre-Norse Gaelic name, as recorded by Adomnan was Airthrago or Arthràigh, meaning foreshore island, similar to the derivatio ...



Stromay is a tidal island off North Uist in the Sound of Harris, Scotland. The low island of Stromay lies between two wide, shallow sea lochs, Loch Mhic Phàil and Loch Aulasary. Stromay is joined to North Uist for most of the tidal cycle. A small ...


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Churches in Cambria County, Pennsylvania


Houses in Cambria County, Pennsylvania


National Register of Historic Places in Cambria County, Pennsylvania

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