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Abbot's Isle

Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Abbot's Isle

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 84607

Site Number NM93SE 12

NGR NM 9534 3422

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Ardchattan And Muckairn (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NM93SE 12 9534 3422

(NM 953 342) A farmstead, which comprises a complex of roofless buildings attached to a yard, which is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet lxxxvii) and is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1975).

Information from RCAHMS (PM) 23 June 1995

"At one time there apparently has been buildings on [the island] as at one place there are a great number of stones but the formation cannot be traced." (Name Book)

After further examination the depiction of this farmstead on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet lxxxvii) may comprise two unroofed buildings attached to two conjoined enclosures, one of which is incomplete.

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 4 September 1998; Name Book 1875

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