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Iona, The Macleod Centre

Hostel (20th Century), Youth Club (20th Century)

Site Name Iona, The Macleod Centre

Classification Hostel (20th Century), Youth Club (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Youth Camp; Christian Centre; Iona Community; Cnoc Nan Carnan

Canmore ID 162001

Site Number NM22SE 98

NGR NM 28458 24590

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilfinichen And Kilvickeon
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM22SE 98 28458 24590

The MacLeod Centre

(Iona Community) [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, June 2010.

Architecture Notes

Iona, The Macleod Centre.


Plans, elevations, sections and perspectives of winning and premiated designs.

Insc: 'The Macleod Centre, Iona'.

Young, R., 1985.

Copy held in Moira and Moira Collection.

ARCHITECT: Feilden Clegg Design 1984

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Designed to accomodate visitors to the Iona Community, replacing the Youth Camp, a group of huts built for the workforce who restored the abbey. Named after the community's founder, Lord George MacLeod. Scheme won an international competition organised by RIAS, 1984. Opened August 1988. Cost: £700,000, met by fund-raising campaign. Provides 65 beds, community/dining room, craft room, study areas, and residential staff area.

RIAS 1990


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Aerial Photography (3 May 2007)


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