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Islay, Allt Ghil Iochdrach

Township (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Allt Ghil Iochdrach

Classification Township (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Lower Giol

Canmore ID 81688

Site Number NR24SE 22

NGR NR 279 444

NGR Description Centred NR 279 444

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NR24SE 22 centred on 279 444

Lower Giol [NAT]

OS 6-inch map, Argyllshire, Isle of Islay, 1st ed (1882), sheet ccxxxix

Remains of 18th-19th century farm with outbuildings. Walls of main building survive to a height of 2.5m

Visited by OS (BS) 28 May 1978

A township comprising seven unroofed buildings, four of which are subdivided, one of these being a long building, and six enclosures is depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1882, sheet ccxxxix).

Four unroofed buildings and two enclosures are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH), 8 December 1998.

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