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Islay, Port Ellen, Pier

Pier (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Port Ellen, Pier

Classification Pier (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Loch Leodamais; Rubha Glas; Port Ellen Bay

Canmore ID 121745

Site Number NR34NE 65

NGR NR 36315 45010

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kildalton And Oa
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR34NE 65 36315 45010

Ship Ferry Vehicular

Terminal [NAT]

OS 1:10,000 map, 1981.

(Location cited as NR 363 451). Pier, Port Ellen. 18th to 19th century and later. The oldest part is a massive rubble quay, with inset stairway. Projecting from this is a wood and iron steamer pier, extended in concrete.

J R Hume 1977.


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