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TITLE
Road by Loch Maree
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0941
PLACENAME
Kinlochewe
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
PERIOD
1900s; 1910s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32863
KEYWORDS
postcards
saints
lochs
Maelrubha
monasteries
Road by Loch Maree

This postcard shows the winding road(A832) round Loch Maree in Wester Ross. The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide but broadens into about a mile in places. The loch is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree

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Road by Loch Maree

ROSS: Gairloch

1900s; 1910s

postcards; saints; lochs; Maelrubha; monasteries

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

This postcard shows the winding road(A832) round Loch Maree in Wester Ross. The fresh water Loch Maree is twelve miles long and extends from Kinlochewe to near Poolewe. Most of the loch is only about half a mile wide but broadens into about a mile in places. The loch is thought to have taken its name from the Irish saint Maelrubha who founded a monastery at nearby Applecross. St Maelrhuba later made his home on one of Loch Maree's islands, Isle Maree