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Islay, Upper Killeyan

Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Upper Killeyan

Classification Head Dyke (Post Medieval), Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 153873

Site Number NR24SE 44

NGR NR 281 419

NGR Description Centred NR 281 419

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



A township comprising eight unroofed buildings, two of which have two compartments, seven roofed buildings, one of which is a long building, four enclosures and a head-dyke is depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1882, sheet ccxxxix).

Six unroofed, two roofed buildings, eight enclosures and the fragmentary remains of the head-dyke are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH), 8 December 1998.


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