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Islay, Ballinaby

Burial (Viking)

Site Name Islay, Ballinaby

Classification Burial (Viking)

Alternative Name(s) Ballinaby 5

Canmore ID 37395

Site Number NR26NW 22

NGR NR 21 67

NGR Description NR c. 21 67

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilchoman
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR26NW 22 c. 21 67.

(Ballinaby 5, Islay). A sword of Viking type from Islay, which is illustrated by Pennant, who visited Ballinaby in 1772, may have come from a burial there. (For other Viking burials from Ballinaby, see NR26NW 4.00)

T Pennant 1776; RCAHMS 1984.


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