NN6394 : Balgowan

taken 9 years ago, near to Balgowan, Highland, Great Britain

Balgowan
Balgowan
Balgowan is a small crofting township located in Badenoch. It is unique to find a crofting settlement in such a central location in Scotland as most crofting lands is located in the isles or western seaboard. The open strath about the River Spey has been occupied for probably thousands of years. Balgowan used to be called "Pitgowan", with the prefix "pit-" being Pictish for "portion or share of land".
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NN6394, 19 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Crofting community   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 636 943 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:1.1827N 4:14.8208W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NN 639 943
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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