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Islay, Ballinaby

Burial (Viking)

Site Name Islay, Ballinaby

Classification Burial (Viking)

Alternative Name(s) Ballinaby 1

Canmore ID 37409

Site Number NR26NW 4.02

NGR NR 2181 6717

NGR Description NR c. 2181 6717

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 4.2 c.2181 6717.

Ballinaby 1, Islay. Two oval 'tortoise' brooches are said to have been found 'under a large standing stone' at Ballinby (NR c.21 67). The standing stone was probably one of those described under NR26NW 13 or NR26NW 14. The brooches were presented to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in May 1788.

RCAHMS 1984, visited June 1980; Archaeol Scot 1831 (Donations); J Anderson 1880


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