Place:Stoer, Sutherland, Scotland

Coordinates58.2°N 5.333°W
Located inSutherland, Scotland     ( - 1975)
Also located inHighland Region, Scotland     (1975 - 1996)
Highland (council area), Scotland     (1996 - )
See alsoAssynt, Sutherland, Scotlandparish in which it is located
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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.

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For further information of a genealogical nature, see the parish of Assynt.

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