Road to Balintore (The)

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ROAD TO BALINTORE. Scottish, Slow Air (3/4 time). D Major. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Balintore is a remote seaside village in Ross and Cromarty. It was only in 1819 that a road from Hill of Fearn to Balintore was built, thanks to the generosity of Hugh Rose of Glastullich who advanced the total cost of £322.4 There was an airfield nearby (called Fearn or Balintore airfield) during World War II.

Additional notes

Source for notated version: -

Printed sources : - Martin (Ceol na Fidhle, vol. 1), 1991; p. 16.

Recorded sources: - Grampian NAN 1013 (45 RPM), Argo Cameron With The Wick Scottish Dance Band (1965).

See also listing at:
See an interesting article on Scotland's seaside villages in Ross and Cromarty that mentions the building of the road to Ballintore [1]



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