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TITLE
Winding road round Loch Maree
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_0942
PLACENAME
Kinlochewe
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
32864
KEYWORDS
postcards
lochs
saints
St. Maelrhuba
Isle Maree
islands
Winding road round 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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Winding road round Loch Maree

ROSS: Gairloch

1950s

postcards; lochs; saints; St. Maelrhuba; Isle Maree; islands

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