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Dun Chathach, Connel, Argyll

Hillfort: OS Grid Reference – NM 967 340 Also known as: Dun Cathich Getting Here Go up from Oban on the A85, past Connel and towards Taynuilt, keeping your eye out for where the train-line crosses the road. Just before … Continue reading

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Loch Seil, Kilninver, Argyll

Crannog (submerged):  OS Grid Reference – NM 80390 20292 Also Known as: Canmore ID 22994 Getting Here A beautiful place found along the roadside towards Seil Island, on the B844 a few miles south of Oban.  When you get near the … Continue reading

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Eilean Musdile, Lismore, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference NM 779 351 Archaeology & History Once to be seen on the highest point of the island, this impressive 9-foot tall standing stone is thought to have been removed during construction of the old … Continue reading

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Dalineun Isle, Loch Nell, Argyll

Crannog:  OS Grid Reference – NM 88350 26628 Getting Here Take the A816 south from Oban and after 2 miles at the hamlet of Kilmore, turn left.  Follow the road for nearly a mile and as the loch appears ahead … Continue reading

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Connel, Oban, Argyll

Standing Stone (destroyed):  OS grid reference – NM 917 340 Archaeology & History The Royal Commission for Historic Scotland (1974) recorded this “stone that formerly stood within the area now occupied by Connel Station,” was thought to have been destroyed … Continue reading

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Cairnbane, Portnacroish, Argyll

Chambered Cairn (destroyed):  OS Grid Reference – NM 925 475 Getting Here Sadly this site can no longer be seen, but it was evidently something worth seeing in its day.  Twas found “on the north side of Loch Laich, opposite … Continue reading

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Taynuilt, Lorn, Argyll

Standing Stone:  OS Grid Reference – NN 012 311 Archaeology & History Nearly twenty years have passed by since I last saw this rather small standing stone – ‘small’ for Argyll that is!  It’s near the corner of a field … Continue reading

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