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Islay, Ballychatrigan

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

Site Name Islay, Ballychatrigan

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

Canmore ID 154028

Site Number NR34SW 55

NGR NR 3256 4201

NGR Description Centred on NR 3256 4201

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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



A township comprising nineteen unroofed buildings, four of which are subdivided, one of these being a long building and another T-shaped, three partially roofed buildings, one of which is a long building, ten enclosures and a system of head-dykes, which is partially shared with the farmstead to the W (NR34SW 56), depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1882, sheet ccxxxix). Four unroofed buildings, one partially roofed building, one roofed building, one enclosure, a sheepfold and the head-dyke system are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 9 December 1998


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