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Stoer (Scottish Gaelic: An Stòr) is a crofting township in the parish of Assynt, Sutherland, in the council area of Highland. It is located about five miles north of the village of Lochinver.
Norman McLeod, a presbyterian minister who led a group of emigrants to Nova Scotia and New Zealand, came from Stoer.
The Old Man of Stoer is a stack [vertical rock formation] directly accessible from Stoer, being less than 1 mile north of the village.
For further information of a genealogical nature, see the parish of Assynt.