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Islay, Nosebridge

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Nosebridge

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 37730

Site Number NR36SE 19

NGR NR 3720 6020

NGR Description Centred on NR 3720 6020

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killarow And Kilmeny
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR36SE 19 centred on 3720 6020

(Centred NR 3722 6020) Nosebridge: A district originally composed of small farms, now consisting of four distinct collections of ruins, spread for 3/4 mile along the NW bank of the River Laggan.

Name Book 1878

The former settlement of Nosebridge, deserted and reduced to turf-covered footings comprises nine rectangular buildings, seven small enclosures and associated cultivation.

Surveyed at 1:10 000.

Visited by OS (N K B) 29 June 1978

A manuscript annotation on an RCAHMS working map indicates 'Township remains seen to be of comparatively recent date'.

(Undated) information in NMRS

Ten unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building, and four enclosures are depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1881, sheet ccix). Seven unroofed buildings and six enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 16 November 1998


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