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Argyll volume 18

Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes
OS1/2/18/1 KILMODAN Kilmodan Kilmodan Kilmodan Kilmodan Kilmodan Kilmadan Kilmadan Modan, Madan or Moden Kilmadan or Modan Sheriff's Returns Oliver & Boyds Almanac Black's County Map Johnstone's Coy. [County] Map County Directory Old Stat [Statistical] Account New Stat [Statistical] Account Origines Parochiales Fullarton's Gazetteer Various "The most ancient name of this parish is said to have been Glenduisk, signifying the "Glen of the Blackwater." A battle was fought between Meckan, son of Magnus, King of Norway and the Albuns or Gails, where it is said the Norwegians were slaughtered on each side of a river called Ruail, which runs through the middle of the glen; and their bodies being thrown into the river, gave the colour of blood to it. Hence the parish got the name of Glenderwell, & the river the name Ruail, which signifies the "Glen of Red Blood." Though the epithet red is unnecessary to be added to blood, yet it is very often done in Gaelic. After the introduction of Christianity into the country, the place of worship was consecrated to St. Modan, and called Cella Modani, or Kilmodan. The Parish [continued on page 2]
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OS1/2/18/2 KILMODAN [continued from page 1] is 12 miles long, almost contained in the bottom of the glen, and a little more than a quarter of a mile broad. It is bounded by Kilfinan parish on the south and south-west; by the parish of Stralachlan on the west and north; by the parish of Strachur on the north-east; Kilmun on the East; and Inverchaolain on the South & South-east. The parish is mostly a a flat bounded by hills, covered mostly with heath. The only mansion houses in the parish are those of Dunans, Glendaruell, and Ormidale. There is no portion of this Parish detached, nor is there any portion of any other parish contained within the boundary of this Parish
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OS1/2/18/3 SOCACHAN FEURACH Socach an Feurach Socach an Feurach Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr McNicol Strondavin 162 A name given to a narrow strip of land, striking out from between two small streams Sig. [Signification] The grassy point.
OS1/2/18/3 CREACHAN DUBH Creachain Dubh Creachain Dubh Creachan Dubh. Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr Brown Conechra 162 A rocky face on the hill over-looking Kilbridemore. The rocks are very broken & scattered Sig. [Signification] Black rocky hill.
OS1/2/18/3 ALLT EÒGHAINN Allt Eoghann Allt Eòghainn Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr Brown Conechra 162 A small stream rising on the Ph Bon [Parish Boundary] N. W. [North West] of Creachain Dubh. falling into Kilbridemore Burn a short distance from Kilbridemore Sig. [Signification] Ewens' Burn
OS1/2/18/3 [Page] 3 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Socachan Feurach, [note] adopted.
OS1/2/18/4 KILBRIDEMORE Kilbridemore Kilbridemore Killbridemore Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr Brown Conechra Estate Map 162 A farm steading. The property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/4 KILBRIDEMORE BURN Kilbridemore Burn Kilbridemore Burn Kilbridemore Burn Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr McNicol Strondavin Mr Brown 162 A fine large stream descending from Cruachan Lochan, pursuing a course in a Southerly direction receiving numerous small streams until its confluence with the River Ruel.
OS1/2/18/4 CREACHAN BEAG Creachain Beag Creachain Beag Creachain Beag Creachan Beag. Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr McNicol Strondavin Mr Brown 162 A precipitous rocky promontary, very broken, resembling Creachain Dubh. Sig [Signification] Little rocky hill.
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OS1/2/18/5 CREACHAN MÒR Creachain Mòr Creachain Mòr Creachain Mòr Creachan Mòr Mr Brown Conechra Mr D. McKellar Duillater Mr McNicol Kilbridemore 162 A large rocky hill, the rocks being very rugged & broken, resembling scoriae. Sig. [Signification] The large rocky mountain.
OS1/2/18/5 ALLT NA CROISE Allt na Croise Allt na Croise Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr McNicol Strondavon 162 A small stream rising between Creachain Dubh & Creachain Mor, & falls into the Ruel nearly opposite Allt na Laghan Sig. [Signification] The Cross Burn.
OS1/2/18/5 LINNE NA FIDHLE Linne a Fiodhull Linne a Fiodhull Linne na Fidhle Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr McNicol Strondavon 162 A name applied to a deep pool immediately below Kilbridemore. Sig. [Signification] The Fiddle pool.
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OS1/2/18/6 SITE OF BURIAL GROUND Old Burial-ground Old Burial-ground Old Burial-ground Mr McNicol Kilbridemore Mr Brown Conechra Mr McNicol Strondavin 162 A spot well Known as having been a place of burial. On a small eminence close to the road & about a ¼ of a mile south from Kilbridemore. Nothing remains visible to shew there has been such. Several years ago a limeston quarry was opened on the west side & the road leading to it was taken through the ground pointed out as the Burying-place
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OS1/2/18/7 CARN MÒR (Site of) Site of Battle. Stone Coffins. Human Bones & Urns found. Mr Brown Conechra Mr McNicol Strondavin 162 This spot is well known as being the site of Carn Mor; an extensive cairn said to have been erected by the Norwegians, after a battle fought on the spot. About 12 years ago, Mr Gordon of Auchinelia who then farmed the ground on which it stood, caused the cairn to be removed, & while removing it the workmen discovered 5 stone Coffins, four of them containing urns filled with ashes, & the fifth containing human bones. Tradition asserts this to be the site of battle fought between the Norwegians & the Gaels. The battle is said to have been drawn, & the Cairns Carn Mor & Carn Beag said to have been erected on the spot by the Norwegians. The Norwegians were shortly after, defeated at the battle fought at Cruadail. One of the lids of the Stone Coffins is [continued on page 8]
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OS1/2/18/8 CARN MÒR (Site of) [continued from page 7] to be seen used as a hearthstone at Kilbridemore.
OS1/2/18/8 [Page] 8 "The most ancient name of this parish is said to have been Glenduisk. signifying the "Glen of the Blackwater." A battle was fought between Meckan, son of Magnus, King of Norway, and the Albuns or Gails, where it is said, the Norwegians were slaughtered on each side of a river called Ruail, which runs through the middle of the glen, & their bodies being thrown into the river, gave the Colour of blood to it. Hence the parish got the name of Glenderwell, & the river the name of Ruail, which signifies the "Glen of Red Blood." Various traces of the invasion by the Danes still exist in this parish. Rude cairns or tumulus can, at this day be pointed out; and several very perfect stone coffins have from time to time been discovered, in which it is believed the ashes of their chiefs slain in battle were buried" New Stat [Statistical] Account "There are two tumulus, supposed to have been raised by the Norwegians but have not been opened" Old Stat [Statistical] Account
OS1/2/18/9 RIVER RUEL River Ruel River Ruel River Ruail River Rurl River Rurl Mr Fletcher Ballochandran Rd [Reverend] D. Dewar Old Stat [Statistical] Account Fullarton's Gazetteer D. Buchanan Esqr. Auchinbreck 162; 172 A smooth running river the principal one in the Ph. [Parish], named from the junction of "Allt Caol Glenn" & "Garvalt" (162/8) flows in a South westerly course through "Glendaruel" (Sheets 162 & 172) and enters the head of "Loch Ridden"
OS1/2/18/9 GLENDARUEL Glendaruel Glendaruel Glendaruel Glendaruel Glendaruel Mr Fletcher Ballochandran Rd [Reverend] D. Dewar Oliver & Boyds' Almanac County Directory Fullarton's Gazetteer 162 A fine Glen commencing at the foot of "Caol Glenn" ( Sheet 162-172) & extends to "Ormidale" mansion near the head of "Loch Ridden".
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OS1/2/18/11 JUDGE'S CHAIR Judge's Chair Judge's Chair Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron 162 A large boulder having the appearance of a chair, and said to have been the Judge's seat during the dispensation of justice in Ancient times. Situated a short distance up on the entrance road to Dunans
OS1/2/18/11 STRONARDRON Stronardron Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron 162 A superior farm house and out buildings situated a little W [West] of Dunans. The property of Angus Fletcher Esq.
OS1/2/18/11 TOM A' CHROCHADAIRE Tom an Crochadair Tom a' Chrochadaire Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron 162 A small but prominent Knoll facing Dunans lodge. Tradition asserts it to have been a place of execution in Ancient times Sig: [Signification] The Hangmans' Knoll
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OS1/2/18/12 DUNANS Dunans Dunans Doonans Dunans Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron Estate Plan New Statistical Account 162 A large and recently erected Mansion house and offices the property and occasional residence of Angus Fletcher Esq.
OS1/2/18/12 ALLT CAOL GHLINNE Allt Caol Ghleann Allt Caoll Ghlinne Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron Estate Plan New Statistical Account 162 A considerable stream rising at the head of Caol Ghleann. Flows in a S. E. [South East] direction to its junction with the River Ruel Sig: [Signification] Stream of the Narrow Glen
OS1/2/18/12 MAUSOLEUM [Dunans] Mausoleum Mr.McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron Estate Plan New Statistical Account 162 A small but handsome edifice used as a place of interment by the Fletchers of Dunans
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OS1/2/18/13 CARN BEAG (Site of) Stone Coffins and urns found Stone Coffins and urns found Stone Coffins and urns found Mr McNicol Strondevan Mr Brown Conchra Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar 162 About fifty years ago Mr. Cunningham who then farmed "Garvie" caused a large Cairn or Tumulus (Well known in this district as Carn Beg) standing on this spot to be removed during the process of removal the workmen discovered two Stone Coffins, which on being opened were found to contain Urns filled with ashes. The Cairn or Tumulus is said to have been erected by the Norwegians after a battle fought on the spot.
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OS1/2/18/13 [Page] 13 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Various traces of the Invasion by the Danes still exist in this parish. Rude Cairns or tumuli can at this day be pointed out; and several very perfect stone Coffins have from time to time been discovered, in which it is believed the ashes of their Chiefs slain in battle were buried" New Stat [Statistical Account "There are two tumuli, supposed to have been raised by the Norwegians but have not been opened" Old Stat [Statistical] Account
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OS1/2/18/14 STRONDAVAIN Strondavain Strondavain Strondavain Mr McNicol occupier Estate Plan J. Black Stronardron 162 A well built farm house and outbuildings the property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/14 GARVIE Garvie Garvie Garvie Mr Clark Occupier Mr McNicol Estate Plan 162 A superior farm house and outbuildings, the property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/14 CASTLE (Site of) [Garvie] Garvie Castle (Site of) Mr Clark occupier Mr McNicol Estate Plan 162 Tradition asserts this to be the site of an ancient, but small, & unimportant Castle, Known as Garvie Castle. The Earl of Argyle being proprietor of Glendaruel, repaired with his suite to this Castle, at certain seasons of the year, for the purpose of consuming the Cattle etc: paid to him as rent. On one occasion the Earl received a visit from the great O.Neil of Ulster and not wishing to let O.Neil see such a small & poorly furnished castle caused it to be burnt.
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OS1/2/18/15 GARVIE BURN Garvie Burn Garvie Burn Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron 162 A considerable and very rough stream. The name applies from its junction with Leth Allt and Eas a Davain to its confluence with the river Ruel
OS1/2/18/15 EAS DAVAIN Eas Davain Mr McNicol Strondavain Mr Black Stronardron 162 A considerable and very rough stream falling into the head of Garvie Burn. Sig: [Signification] not known
OS1/2/18/15 [Page] 15 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Eas Darnhan [note] coarse stream of (this) Oxen
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OS1/2/18/17 BURIAL GROUND (Site of) [Conchra] Old Burial Ground Old Burial Ground Old Burial Ground Mr McNicol Strondevan Mr Gordon Factor J. Leach 162 This spot is well know as an old place of Burial and is said to have been used by the people in the neighbourhood. There is no tradition of a church having existed near the spot
OS1/2/18/17 TOBAR NA SÙIL Tobar an Suil Tobar an Suil J. Leach D. McKellar 162 A small spring situated a little below the Old Burial Ground Sig. [Si gnification]Well of the Eye
OS1/2/18/17 CONCHRA Conchra Conchra J. Leach D McKellar Estate Plan 162 A small dwelling occupied by a crofter. In ancient times during the stay of the Earl of Argyle at Garvie Castle, his dog kennels stood on the spot occupied by the house. The name is a corruption of Con a dog and Cro a kennel or fold
OS1/2/18/17 [Page] 17 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Tobar na Sùla.or Sùl why not write it so? It appears almost evident that "Tobar na Sùl" is the correct mode Tobar na Sùl yet I would prefer the spelling Sùil here to Sùl Tobar na Sùil [note] Well of the Eye. Make it Tobar na Sùil T. P. W.
OS1/2/18/18 TOM CONCHRA Tom Conchra Tom Conchra Mr Brown Conchra Mr McNicol Strondavain 162 A small knoll, to the immediate north of "Conchra"
OS1/2/18/18 STEALLAN MÒR Steallain Mor Mr Brown Conchra Mr McNicol Strondavain 162 A considerable waterfall situated on the stream flowing past "Conchra" Sig: [Signification] Large Waterfall
OS1/2/18/18 TOM COR Tom Corr Mr Brown Conchra Mr McNicol Strondavain 162 A small but conspicuous hill situated a little S. [South] of Conchra Sig [Signification] Odd Hillock
OS1/2/18/18 [Page] 18 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Tom Conchra [note] adopted Steallan Mòr [note] G. Orthr. [Gaelic Orthology] Steallan Mòr - "Diminutives in an are masculine It would be correct to write "Steallag mbòr" but not Steallan mbòr" Tom Cor [note] Adopted
OS1/2/18/18 Re Steallan Mor - further details added as extra info.
OS1/2/18/19 AN CRUACHAN Cruachan Cruachan Mr. A.. McNicol Mr. Brown 162 A considerable hill overlooking the farm of Garvie. Sig. [Signafication] The Stacks
OS1/2/18/19 LÒN MÌN Lòn Mìn Mr. A. McNicol Mr. Brown 162 An extensive and very level plain extending from Tom an Treabhta at the S. [South] to Tom an Diubhan on the North Sig: [Signification] The smooth marsh
OS1/2/18/19 LETH UILLT Leth Allt Leth Uillt Mr. A. McNicol Mr. Brown 162 A considerable stream rising at the S. [South] extremity of Lon na Min and falling into the head of Garvie Burn. Sig: Half Burn
OS1/2/18/19 [Page] 19 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire An Cruachan [note] The Stack The Stacks [note] why not write it The Stacks? Lòn Mìn [note] accents placed wrong on each word
OS1/2/18/20 TOM AN DUBHAIN Tom an Dubhan Tom an Dubhan Tom an Dubhain Mr A. McNicol Mr Brown 162 A small but prominent Knoll situated at the N. [North] extremity of Lon na Min. Sig: [Signification] The Black Knoll
OS1/2/18/20 [Page] 20 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Tom an Dubhain [note] The Knoll of the hook Tom an Dubhain [note] The spider Knoll Tom an Dubhar [note] The Knoll of the Darkness why change it from Tom, to Toman? It reads better left as given by the authorities T. P.W.
OS1/2/18/21 CREAG GHALLANACH Creag na Gallanaiche Creag na Gallanaiche Mr Gordon Factor Mr Buchanan Maymore 162 A number of rocks overlooking the farm of Achanelid Sig: [Signification ] Craig of the Branches
OS1/2/18/21 ALLT TIGH NAN CAORACH Allt Tigh na Caorach Allt Tigh na Caorach Allt Tigh nan Caorach Allt Tigh-nan-caorach J. Leach Clacheranmor Mr McNicol Strondevain 162 A considerable stream rising on the W. [West] of Creag na Gallanaiche and flowing into the River Ruel Sig: [Signifcation] Burn of the Sheeps' house
OS1/2/18/21 CLACHERANMOR COTTAGE Clacheranmor Cottage J. Leach Clacheranmor Mr McNicol Strondevain 162 A small cottage situated a little W. [West] of Achanelid. The property of Capt. [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/21 [Page] 21 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Creag Ghallanach", [note] Craig (of the) Branches. Creag Ghallanach [note] Rock abounding in young trees"
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OS1/2/18/22 ACHANELID Achanelid Achanelid Auchleithleoid Mr Brown Conchra Mr A. McNicol Estate Plan 162 A superior farmsteading the property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel.
OS1/2/18/22 DÙNAN OIR Dun an Or Mr Brown Conchra Mr A. McNicol Estate Plan 162 A small knoll on the ground of Glendaruel House, a small enclosure on the summit is used as a place of burial by the family of Glendaruel House. Sig: [Signification] The Golden Knoll
OS1/2/18/22 FAMILY BURIAL GROUND [Dunan Oir] Family Burial Ground Mr Brown Conchra Mr A. McNicol Estate Plan 162 A small enclosure on the summit of Dunan Or
OS1/2/18/22 [Page] 22 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [Note] Dùn an Oir why make it the diminutive when all the authorities give it Dun "Dunnan Oir" [note] Hillock of Gold. Dunan Orach [note] Golden Hill Dùn an Oir [note] Knoll of the Gold Dùn an Oir [note] Knoll of the Gold Dun an Oir "This is the most reasonable form Perhaps from an idea that a golden treasure has been hid in it This is not a solitary instance in which the country people have a tradition about Gold being hid in a Knoll and guarded by supernatural agency.
OS1/2/18/23 BEALACH CORRACH Bealach Corrach Bealach Corrach Mr Buchanan Maymore Mr A. McNicol 162 This name applies to a pass situated on the Hillside N. [North] of Creag na Fithich. Sig: [Signification] The Steep pass
OS1/2/18/23 GLENDARUEL HOUSE Glendaruel House Glendaruel House Glendaruell Mr Buchanan Maymore Mr A. McNicol Estate Plan New Statistical Account 162 A modern mansion house surrounded by ornamental Grounds, and having Offices, Dog Kennels, Corn and Saw Mills adjacent. The residence of the proprietor Capt: [Captain] Campbell
OS1/2/18/23 OFFICES [Glendaruel House] Esg a Clachan Eskachlachain Mr Buchanan Maymore Mr A. McNicol Estate Plan 162 This name applies to the Offices of Glendaruel House. At one time it was a separate farm, but is now farmed by the proprietor Sig: [Signification] not known
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OS1/2/18/24 ARDACHERANMOR Ardacheranmor Ardacheranmor Auchadachiranmore D. Buchanan Esq: Mr Brown Conchra Estate Plan 162 A farmhouse and outbuilding the property of Capt: [Captain] Campbell
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OS1/2/18/25 LOWER DUILLATER Lower Duillater Lower Duillater Lower Duiveletter Mr Gillies occupier Mr McNicol Strondavain Estate Plan 162 A well built farm house and outbuildings. The property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/25 TOBAR A' PHIOBAIN OR HOLY WELL Tobar an Piobain (or) Holy Well Tobar an Piobain (or) Holy Well Mr McNicol Mr Brown Conchra D. McKellar 162 A small spring issuing from a rock and falling into a small stone basin. Tradition asserts that a Monks' Cell stood on the W. [West] side of the stream. The name piobain is derived from the practise of imbibing the water through a pipe its position rendering it difficult to obtain by any other method. Sig [Signification] Well of the pipe
OS1/2/18/25 UPPER DUILLATER Upper Duillater Upper Duiveletter Mr McNicol Mr Brown Conchra D. McKellar Estate Plan 162 A small thatched cottage, the property of Capt [Captain] Campbell
OS1/2/18/25 [Page] 25 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Tobaran Piobain, [note] Pipe Well. Tobar a'Phiobain Piole A pipe Pioban A small pipe (Dem. [Deminutive] of Piob) Tobar a' Phioban [note] The well of the small pipe Tobar nam Pioban [note[ The well of the pipes more likely to be the latter Why change it from Tobar to Tobaran? Tobar a Phioban or Holy Well?
OS1/2/18/26 BURIAL GROUND (Site of) [CiII an Nathois] Cill an Nathois Cill an Nathois Mr Brown Conchra Mr McNicol 162 This name applies to a small spot of Ground situated midway between Upper and Lower Duillater. The spot is covered by a small building. Tradition asserts it to have been a place of Burial in ancient times. Sig [Signification] Cill - a Cell Nathois not known.
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OS1/2/18/27 ALLT BEITHE Allt Beithe Allt Beithe Mr McNicol Mr Brown 162 A small stream falling into the River Ruel. Sig [Signification] Birch Burn
OS1/2/18/27 TOM NA H-IOLAIRE Tom na Iolaire Mr. McNicol Mr. Brown 162 A considerable and prominent hill overlooking the farm of Duillater Sig: [Signification] The Eagles' Knoll
OS1/2/18/27 TOM NA CRAIGE Tom na Creag Mr. McNicol Mr. Brown 162 A small elevation a little S. [South] of Tom na Iolaire Sig: [Signification] Hill of the Creag
OS1/2/18/27 [Page] 27 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Tom na h-Iolaire" [note] adopted Tom na Craige. [note] Gael Orth [Gaelic Orthography]
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OS1/2/18/29 CREAG NAM FITHEACH Creag nam Fitheach Creag nam Fitheach Creag nam Fitheach The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Mr Gordon Factor Mr McAuslan Camchuart 172 An extensive range of rocks, overlooking Maymore farm house. Sig. [Signification] "The Ravens' Craig."
OS1/2/18/29 BEALACH NAN AIRIDH Bealach nan Airidh Bealach nan Airidh Bealach nan Airidh The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Mr Gordon Factor Mr McAuslan Camchuart 172 A diminutive opening on the slope and watershed a little to the north of Cruach Moine Dhuill. Shepherds formerly took shelter here while herding their cattle during the grazing season. Sig. [Signification] Pass of the Shealings
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OS1/2/18/30 MOYMORE Maymore Moymore Moymore Mr David Buchanan Maymore The Rd. [Reverend] Mr Dewar Estate Map 172 A good farm house and offices. The property of Capt [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel.
OS1/2/18/30 EAS NA GUAILLE Eas-a-Gualaich Eas-a-Gualaich Duncan Buchanan Esq The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A good stream rising to the north of Buachille Breagach, & falls into the River Ruel a little north of Ardachananbeg Sig. [Signification] "The Shoulder Burn
OS1/2/18/30 ARDACHERANBEG Ardacheranbeg Ardacheranbeg Duncan Buchanan Esq The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A farm house with cottage attached. The property of D. Buchanan Esqr.
OS1/2/18/30 [Page] 30 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Eas na Guaille" [note] The Shoulder B. [Burn] See the declension in Forbes's Grammar "Crios Guaille" a shoulder belt - not Crios Gualla
OS1/2/18/31 STANDING STONE [Ardacheranbeg] Standing Stone Standing Stone The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Manse David Buchanan Esqr Auchinbreck 172 A stone of conical shape, projecting out, 4 feet, in a slanting direction, from the ground. Placed in an arable field to the immediate north of Ardacheranbeg. Believed by the inhabitants to be an antiquity.
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OS1/2/18/33 CHAM CHUART Chamchuart Chamchuart Camchuart Mr. J. McAuslan occupier D. Buchanan Esq: Rev: [Reverend] D Dewar 172 A farmsteading, the property of C. McP. Campbell Esq: of Ballimore.
OS1/2/18/33 UAMH MHAIGHEACH Uamh Maigheach Uamh Maigheach Uamh Maigheach Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar Mr J McAuslan Mr Buchanan Maymore 172 This name applies to a fir plantation about ½ a mile N. [North] of Camchuart. Sig [Signification] The Hares' den
OS1/2/18/33 FREE CHURCH [Auchateggan] Free Church Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar Mr J McAuslan Mr Buchanan Maymore 172 A small Church situated N. [North] of Auchateggan. Held under lease by the F.C. [Free Church] of Scotland from D. Buchanan Esq of Auchinbreck
OS1/2/18/33 [Page] 33 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "Uamh Mhaigheach," G: ortho: [Gaelic orthography] Uamh Mhaigheach or if singular Uamh Maighich Write it plural of course T. P. W. The gen. plur. [genitive plural] indefinite is always aspirated. Sig [Signification] The Hares' den [note] evidently the plural from its being the resort of Hares not of one Hare
OS1/2/18/34 AUCHATEGGAN Auchateggan Auchateggan Achateggan P. Weir occupier D. Buchanan Esq: Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar. 172 A farmsteading and two cottages, the property of Capt: [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/34 AUCHATEGGAN BURN Auchateggan Burn Achateggan Burn D. Buchanan Esq: P. Weir Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A considerable stream rising near Cruach na Mult and falling into the River Ruel
OS1/2/18/34 CIST [Auchateggan] Stone Cist D. Buchanan Esq. 172 A small stone cost measuring 3ft.6in by 1ft.6in, the sides are formed by four flat stones, another stone possessing the appearance of having been the top stone lies beside it. It is situated on the hill side E [East] of the Free Church
OS1/2/18/34 [Page] 34 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire AUCHATEGGAN BURN [note] page 39 Cist [note] There is no tradition regarding it, and Mr Buchanan is the only authority I can get.
OS1/2/18/35 CNOC CHAMCHUART Cnoc Chamchuart Cnoc Chamchuart Cnoc Chamchuart Mr J. McAuslan Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A considerable hill overlooking the Farm of Chamchuart. Sig: [Signification] not known.
OS1/2/18/35 CREAG A' MHILL RUAIDH Creag-a-Mheall Ruadh Creag a' Mhill Ruaidh Mr J. McAuslan Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A small range of rocks, to the immediate E [East] of Cnoc Chamchuart Sig: [Signification] Red Mill Craig.
OS1/2/18/35 LOWER CHAMCHUART Lower Chamchuart Lower Chamchuart Lower Camchuart Mr J. McAuslan Mr Fletcher Rev. [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A cotters house on the farm of Chamchuart.
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OS1/2/18/36 EAS NAN DARACH Eas an Darach Eas an Darach Eas an Darach Eas nan Darach Mr Weir Auchateggan Mr Buchanan Maymore Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A considerable stream rising a little to the S. [South] of Cruachnan Gearran, and flowing in an East direction to its junction with the River Ruel. Sig: [Signification] Oak Burn
OS1/2/18/36 DAILEAN Dailean Mr Weir Auchateggan Mr Buchanan Maymore Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A cottars house.
OS1/2/18/36 GLENDARUEL INN Glendaruel Inn Mr Weir Auchateggan Mr Buchanan Maymore Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A small Inn or Public House the property of Capt: [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/36 [Page] 36 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [Note] if the plural Eas an Darach is the plural Why write Easan instead Eas See page 55 Eas nan Darach Rough stream of the Oaks Eas an Daraich Rough stream of the Oak D is never aspirated after n [Note] Glendaruel Inn This is no longer an inn now occupied as a private dwelling by Joseph Shill[] T. P. W.
OS1/2/18/36 name of new owner cannot be determined - refer to Nora
OS1/2/18/37 ST MODAN'S CHAPEL (Site of) Site of Chapel or Church & Burying - ground The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Manse Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain David Buchanan Esqr 172 The remains of a Chapel or Church consecrated to St Modan, situated centrally between Creag Liath & The Clachan. A heap of stones varying in size, presenting no appearance of workmanship marks the place where the Chapel or Church stood. There is nothing visible, remaining, that could be pointed out as a burial place. At an early date several of the Gravestones were removed & placed in the present one.
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OS1/2/18/39 SCULPTURED STONES [Kilmodan Church] Sculptured Stones Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq: Mr McNicol Strondavain 172 In the parish churchyard of Kilmodan are several rudely sculptured gravestones. The sculpturing consists of a monk in the attitude of prayer, A Knight in full armour, Skull and cross bones and various other objects - partially obliterated. The stones were removed at various times from the old Burying ground of St. Modan, and are now used by families in the glen to mark the family "lair"
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OS1/2/18/41 SCHOOL AND POST OFFICE [Glendaruel] School School School Mr Stewart Schoolmaster Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq: 172 The parish school of Kilmodan conducted by a "permanent" schoolmaster under the direction of the Parish minister. The same building is also used as a dwelling house by the Schoolmaster, and as a Post Office for the district
OS1/2/18/41 MANSE [Kilmodan] Manse Mr Stewart Schoolmaster Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq: 172 The residence of the parish minister of Kilmodan, and the property of the Established Church of Scotland
OS1/2/18/41 CHURCH [KiImodan] Church Mr Stewart Schoolmaster Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq: 172 A modern building surrounded by a Burying Ground. It is the parish Church of Kilmodan, and the property of the Established Church of Scotland
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OS1/2/18/42 CLACHAN OF GLENDARUEL Clachan of Glenaruel Clachan of Glendaruel Clachan of Glendaruel Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq: Mr J. McAuslan 172 A small village consisting of the Parish Church, manse and School, A Post office, Inn and Smithy
OS1/2/18/42 LEPHINKILL Lephinkill Rev: [Reverend] D Dewar Mr Moodie occupier D. Buchanan Esq: A farmsteading situated about ½ a mile S [South] of the Clachan of Glendaruel. The property of Capt: [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/42 CHURCH (Site of) [GIendarueI] Church (Site of) Re:. [Reverend] D Dewar Mr Moodie occupier D. Buchanan Esq: 172 To the immediate W. [West] of the present parish church is pointed out the site of an old Church, which tradition asserts was built A. D. 1610 by Sir D. Campbell of Auchenbreck. It was pulled down about one hundred years ago, and the material was used in the erection of the present Church. A stone in the S. [South] wall of the present edifice containing the initials S.D.C. date 1610, and a crest is said to mark the date of its erection, and the initials & crest to be those of Sir. D. Campbell of Auchenbreck
OS1/2/18/42 [Page] 42 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire "The present church appears to occupy the site of the original one on the left bank of the river Ruaill, near the mouth of the glen" Origines Parochiales
OS1/2/18/43 AUCHATEGGAN BURN Auchateggan Burn Auchateggan Burn Mr Peter Weir The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A rugged stream of considerable size rising on the northern slope of Cruah na Mult. flowing in a westerly direction, joining the Glennan Burn, & falls into the River Ruel near Auchetoggan.
OS1/2/18/43 CREAG LIATH Creag Liath Creag Liath Mr Fletcher The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A conspicuous range of rocks on the western slope of Cruach na Mult. Sig [Signification] Gray Rock.
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OS1/2/18/44 CLACHAN BURN Clachan Burn Clachan Burn Clachan Burn The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Mr Fletcher Neil Weir 172 A small stream having its source on the western slope of Cruach na Mult, receiving two other small tributaries on its course, and falls into the River Ruel near the Clachan
OS1/2/18/44 ST MODAN'S WELL St Modan's Well The Reved [Reverend] Mr Dewar Mr Stewart Schoolmaster 172 A spring of ordinary appearance, named, St Modan's Well. Rising proximately, to the north of the remains of Chapel or Church
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OS1/2/18/45 SGIATH BHÀN Sgiath Ban Sgiath Ban Sgiath Bhan Mr. Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Waulkmill Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A rocky feature presenting the appearance of a wing. Sig: [Signification] Fair Wing
OS1/2/18/45 CREAG MHOLACH Creag Moloch Creag Molach . Mr. Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Waulkmill Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 Several large Craigs situated on the W. [West] side and near the commencement of the road to Otter Ferry. Sig: [Signification] Ragged or Hairy Creag.
OS1/2/18/45 AN CNAP An Cnap Mr. Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Waulkmill Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A considerable hill. Sig: [Signification] The Knob.
OS1/2/18/45 [Page] 45 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Creag Mholach, [note] Adopted.
OS1/2/18/46 CREAG LIATH Creag Liath Creag Liath Creag Liath Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P.Weir, Waulkmill A. McIntyre Craig 172 A large craig situated a little to the E [East] of An Cnap Sig: [Signification] Grey Craig.
OS1/2/18/46 BARMORE Barmore Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P.Weir, Waulkmill A. McIntyre Craig 172 A prominent hill Sig [Signification] Large topped
OS1/2/18/46 CÙIL UINSEANN Cuiluinseann Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P.Weir, Waulkmill A. McIntyre Craig 172 A well known pool in the River Ruel. Sig [Signification] Nook of the Ash Tree
OS1/2/18/46 [Page] 46 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Cùil Uinseann? Cùil Uinnsinn? Cùil Uinseann [note] Nook of Ash trees Cuel Uinseann [note] Nook of (the) Ash trees Cuil Uinnsinn [note] Nook of (the) Ash tree Uinseann or Uinnseann [note] An ash, ash tree,
OS1/2/18/47 BALLOCHANDRAIN Ballochandrain Bealachandrain Mr Fletcher The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 An excellent farm house & Offices. The property of Mrs Campbell Ormidale
OS1/2/18/47 CRUADAIL Cruadail Cruadail Mr Fletcher The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A name seemingly well known applied to a level spot of ground immediately east of the Bridge. It is said to have been the scene of a conflict between the Norwegians under the command of Meckan (Son of Magnus, King of Norway), and the Gaels & others, (not known). It is reported that the chief (Meckan) fell during the struggle & his reputed grave is to be seen a little to the South of Lochead, close to the road. Sig. [Signification] A place of hardship.
OS1/2/18/47 [Page] 47 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire CRUADAIL [aller?]. Site of Battle between Norwegians & Scots. 11th Century. T. P. W.
OS1/2/18/47 part of word missing - refer to Nora
OS1/2/18/48 DALLEIK Dalleik Dalleik Daileik Mr Fletcher Estate Map The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A house partly in ruins with croft attached. The property of Capt [Captain] Campbell
OS1/2/18/48 WAUKMILL Wauk Mill Wauk Mill Wauk Mill Mr Fletcher Estate Map The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar 172 A name applied to two small cottages. Formerly a mill for wauking cloth, now disunited & occupied by servants employed on the estate of Ormidale. The property of Mrs Campbell
OS1/2/18/48 [Page] 48 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire
OS1/2/18/49 TOM A' MHEURAIN Tom a Bhearn Tom a Bhearn Tom a Bhearn Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A small hillock near the source and to the S. [South] of Ballochandrain Burn Sig. [Signification] Tom a hill. Bhearn a sort of wood
OS1/2/18/49 TOM SOILLEIR Tom Soilleir Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Rev [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A small hill on the western side and near the source of Ballochandrain Burn. Sig [Signification]Shining Hill
OS1/2/18/49 BALLOCHANDRAIN BURN Ballochandrain Burn Ballochandrain Burn Bealachandrain Burn Mr. Fletcher P. Weir Rev. [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A considerable stream rising about ½ a mile E. [East] of Cruach Camalt, and flows in an Easterly direction to its confluence with the River Ruel
OS1/2/18/49 [Page] 49 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Tom a Bhearn [note[ The knoll of the Gap or breach Tom a' Mheurain [note] The Branch Hillock
OS1/2/18/50 BURIAL GROUND (Private) [CuiI Uinseann] Family Burying Ground Family Burying Ground Mr. Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir Waulk Mill 172 The family burying ground of the Campbells of Ormidale situated a short distance to the west of "Cuiluinseann"
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OS1/2/18/51 CREAG NA SGÈITH Creag na Sgeith Creag na Sgeith Creag na Sgeith D. Buchanan Esq: P. Weir. Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar. 172 A large craig situated a short distance S. W. [South West] of Cruach an Mult. Sig: [Signification] The Winged Craig.
OS1/2/18/51 TOM A' CHODAIL Tom a'Chodail D. Buchanan Esq: P. Weir. Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar. 172 A small hillock to the immediate E. [East] of Tamhnich Burn. Sig: [Signification] Sleeping Hillock
OS1/2/18/51 AUCHNAGARRAN Auchnagarran Auchnagarran Achnagarran C. McIntyre occupier P. Weir Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar 172 A farm steading, the property of Capt: [Captain] Campbell of Glendaruel
OS1/2/18/51 [Page] 51 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire CREAG NA SGEITH [note] accent wanted
OS1/2/18/52 STANDING STONE [Auchnagarran] Standing Stone Standing Stone Standing Stone C. McIntyre Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar P. Weir 172 A small standing stone, situated in a field to the immediate South of Auchnagarran. Well known in the district as an Antiquity
OS1/2/18/52 TOM A' CHLAIGINN Tom an Claigionn Tom a'Chlaiginn C. McIntyre Rev. [Reverend] D. Dewar P. Weir 172 A small hillock situated a little to the S. [South] of Auchnagarran Sig: [Signification] Knoll of the Skull
OS1/2/18/52 SCHOOL [Auchnagarran] School C. McIntyre Rev. [Reverend] D. Dewar P. Weir 172 A small building used as a school in connection with the Free Church of Glendaruel. Held by the F. C. [Free Church] of Scotland under lease from Col [Colonel] Campbell of South Hall
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OS1/2/18/53 UPPER STRONAFIAN Upper Stronafian Upper Stronafian Upper Stronafian Mr Buchanan occupier Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D Buchanan Esq: 172 A cottars' house in a broken down condition. The proprietor (Col [Colonel] Campbell) intends removing it in the course of a few weeks
OS1/2/18/53 TAMHNICH BURN Tamhnich Burn Mr Buchanan occupier Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D Buchanan Esq: 172 A considerable stream rising on the S. W. [South West] slope of "Sococh" flowing in a S. W. [South West] direction, and falling into the head of Loch Riddon. This name applies from its source to where it crosses the Dunoon road. A considerable portion of it forms the boundary between the parishes of Inverchaolain & Kilmodan
OS1/2/18/53 SRÒN NA CEARDAICH Sron an Ceardach Srònan Ceardaich Mr Buchanan occupier Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D Buchanan Esq: 172 A rocky projection situated near the N. E. [North east] boundary of Coille Mhor. It is said that at one time a Smithy stood at its Southern Base. Sig: [Signification] Smithy point.
OS1/2/18/53 [Page] 53 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [Note] SRON NA CEARDAICH It is evident that it is not the diminutive in this case that is meant See Allt na Ceardaich page 9 or Name Book for sheet - 151 Plan 2 parish of Kilmichael Glassary
OS1/2/18/54 COILLE MHÒR Coille Mhòr Coille Mhòr Coille Mhòr Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq P. Weir 172 This name applies to a large tract of rough land, said at one time to have been an extensive wood. At present but a few shrubs are to be seen. Sig. [Signification] Big wood
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OS1/2/18/55 CNOC NAN DARACH Cnoc an Darach Cnoc an Darach Cnoc an Darach Cnoc nan Darach The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Mr Fletcher Ballochandran Neil Weir Wauk Mill 172 A hill of considerable size with very rocky frontage overlooking Ormidale house. Sig. [Signification] Hill of the Oak trees
OS1/2/18/55 CRUINN NA BUAILE Cruinn a'Bhuaile Cruinn a'Bhuaile Cruinn na Buaile Mr Fletcher Neil Weir 172 A flat piece of ground situated between two precipitous rocks. S. E. [South East] of Cnoc an Darach Sig. [Signification] The round fold.
OS1/2/18/55 COIRE NAN GALL Coire nan Gall Mr Fletcher Neil Weir 172 A considerable stream rising near Cruach nan Caorach, and flowing in a N. E. [North East] direction to its confluence with the River Ruel. Sig: [Signification] The Lowlandman's Cauldron
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OS1/2/18/56 CRUACH NAN CAORACH Cruach nan Caorach Cruach nan Caorach Cruach nan Caorach Cruach nan Caorach Mr Fletcher Neil Weir David Buchanan Esqr 172 A round topped hill of considerable eminence situated on the watershed. having several bold projecting rocks on the eastern slope Sig. [Signification] Hill of the sheep
OS1/2/18/56 [Page] 56 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [Note] CRUACH NAN CAORACH to be corrected See page 21 of this book and page 45 of N. [Name] Book parish of Kilmichael Glassary & sheet 161 Plan 8 [Note] Caorach The nom. sing. [nominative singular] does not make the gen. [genitive] plural in this case The authorities are right in this case See the Gaelic scriptures
OS1/2/18/57 ORMIDALE Ormidale Ormidale Ormidale D. Buchanan Esq: P. Weir J. McAuslan 172 A modern building. The mansion house and residence of Mrs. Campbell the proprietress
OS1/2/18/57 TORR A' CHASG Torr a Casg D. Buchanan Esq: P. Weir J. McAuslan 172 A very prominent Knoll situated near the N. E. [North East] extremity of Creag Geir. Sig: [Signification] not known
OS1/2/18/57 [Page] 57 Parish of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [Entry Scored Out] Allt Mòr Torr Cas [note] Steep Knowe. Torr a'Chasg [note] The Stopping Knowe.
OS1/2/18/58 CREAG GEIRE Creag Geire Creag Geire Creag Geire A. McIntyre J. Jenkins P. Weir 172 This name applies to a number of large rocks overlooking the farmhouse of Shellfield. Sig: [Signification] Fallow Rock
OS1/2/18/58 CAM ALLT Cam Allt Cam Allt Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir 172 A considerable stream flowing in a N. W. [North West] direction, to its junction with Ballochandrain Burn, near the head. Sig: [Signification] Crooked Burn
OS1/2/18/58 CRUACH CAMUILLT Cruach Camalt Cruach Camuillt Mr Fletcher Ballochandrain P. Weir 172 A considerable knoll near the head of Cam Allt. Sig: [Signification] Hill of the crooked stream
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OS1/2/18/59 ATH NA POITE Ath-ne-Poite Ath-ne-Poite Ath-ne-Poite David Buchanan Esqr Neil Weir 172 A name applied to a ford, leading to Auch-nagarran. Sig. [Signification] The Pot Ford
OS1/2/18/59 LOWER STRONAFIAN Lower Stronafian Lower Stronafian Mr Buchanan Lr [Lower] Stronafian David Buchanan Esq 172 A well built farm house and offices. The property of Col. [Colonel] Campbell Southall.
OS1/2/18/59 AUCHENBRECK Auchenbreck Auchenbreck Mr Buchanan Lr [Lower] Stronafian David Buchanan Esq 172 An excellent farm house and steading, with cottage attached. The property of Col. [Colonel] Campbell
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OS1/2/18/60 EILEAN UAINE Eilean Uaine Eilean Uaine Eilean Uaine David Buchanan Esqr Neil Weir Mr McIntyre Auchuafarean 172 An island situated at the head of Loch Riddon. Insulated only at high water. Sig. [Signification] Green Island
OS1/2/18/60 LINNE AN T-SOISGEIL Linne-an-t-Soisgeul Linne-an-t-Soisgeul Linne-an-t-Soisgeul David Buchanan Esqr The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Neil Weir 172 A long shallow pool. South of Lom na Claigionn. Sig. [Signification] Gospel Pool.
OS1/2/18/60 LINNE DUBH Linne Dubh Linne Dubh Linne Dubh David Buchanan Esqr The Rd [Reverend] Mr Dewar Neil Weir 172 A large pool, named from its dark mossy appearance. Sig. [Signification] Black Pool
OS1/2/18/60 [Page] 60 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire Linne an t-Soisgeil, [note] The Gospel pool
OS1/2/18/61 CASTLE (Remains of) [Auchenbreck] Ruins of Auchenbreck Castle Mr Brown Conechrea Mr McNicol Strondavin 172 Tradition asserts this to be the ancient ruins of Auchinbreck castle, at one time the residence of Sir David Campbell. pro-genitor of the Duke of Argyle, whose initials & crest with a date of 1610 are engraved on a stone in the South wall of the present Church: The only vestiges remaining visible is a wall in the centre of the garden & the slope on the north side, shewing the spot where the Castle once stood. The farm house & mill of Auchenbreck were erected by material taken from it.
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OS1/2/18/63 CORN MILL [Auchenbreck] Mill Mill David Buchanan Esq Auchenbreck Mr Buchanan Stronafian 172 A small corn mill on the farm of Auchbreck, used by a number of the tenants on the estate of Southall. The property of Col. [Colonel] Campbell.
OS1/2/18/63 AUCHENBRECK BURN Auchenbreck Burn Auchenbreck Burn David Buchanan Esq Auchenbreck Mr Buchanan Stronafian 172 A considerable stream, taking the name of Auchenbreck burn from where the bridge crosses leading to Dunoon, until it falls into Loch Riddon
OS1/2/18/63 ALLT A' BHÀTHAICH Allt a Batheach Allt a' Bhàthaich David Buchanan Esq Auchenbreck Mr Buchanan Stronafian 172 A considerable stream rising on the N. W. [North West] slope of Creagna Fitheach and falling into the head of Loch Riddon. Sig: [Signification] The Byne Burn
OS1/2/18/63 [Page] 63 Ph [Parish] of Kilmodan -- Argyllshire [signed] T. P. White Lt RE [Lieutenant Royal Engineers]
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OS1/2/18/65 LOCHEAD Lochead Lochead Lochead A. McIntyre P. Weir McDonald 172 This name applies to three cottages on the west side, and near the head of Loch Kiddon
OS1/2/18/65 TORR BUIDHE Torr Buidhe A. McIntyre P. Weir McDonald 172 A small but prominent hill about half a mile south of Lochead
OS1/2/18/65 FREE CHURCH MANSE [Lochhead] Free Church Manse Free Church Manse Rev. [Reverend] A Russell occupier D. Buchanan Esq: 172 The residence of the F. C. [Free Church] Minister officiating at South Hall and Glendaruel. Held under lease from Col. [Colonel] Campbell of South Hall, by the Free Church of Scotland
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OS1/2/18/66 MECKAN'S GRAVE Meckans' Grave Meckans' grave Meckans' Grave Rev: [Reverend] D. Dewar D. Buchanan Esq. Fullartons Gazzeteer 1842 172 A well known spot, a little to the S [South] of Lochhead, said to be the grave of "Meckan" son of Magnus King of Norway who was killed in a Battle fought at "Cruadail" (172-10-2) Some years ago the then proprietor of the Estate of Ormidale caused the grave to be opened, but nothing was found
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OS1/2/18/67 [Page] 67 [Volume] 18 OS1/2/18 [Date Stamp] ORDNANCE OFFICE M S. STORE 21 APR. [APRIL] 1897 SOUTHAMPTON NAME BOOK OF THE PARISH OF KILMODAN ARGYLLSHIRE 1/2500 Scale
OS1/2/18/68 [Page] 68 Index Name -- Sheet -- Plan -- Pages Allt Eoghainn -- 162 -- 7 -- 3 Allt na Croise -- 162 -- 7 -- 5 Allt Caol Gleinne -- 162 -- 8 -- 12 An Cruachan -- 162 -- 12 -- 19 Allt Tigh nan Caora -- 162 -- 14 -- 21 Achanelid -- 162 -- 14 -- 22 Ardacheraumor -- 162 -- 14 -- 24 Allt Beithe -- 162 -- 15 -- 27 Ardacheraubeg -- 172 -- 2 -- 30 Auchateggan -- 172 -- 2 -- 34 Auchateggan Burn -- 172 -- 2 -- 34 An Cnap -- 172 -- 10 -- 45 Auchnagarran -- 172 -- 11 -- 51 Ath na Poite -- 172 -- 15 -- 59 Auchenbreck -- 172 -- 15 --59 Auchenbreck Burn -- 172 -- 15 --63 Allt a' Bhàthaich -- 172 -- 15 -- 63 Burial Ground (Site of) -- 162 -- 7 -- 5 Battle between the Norwegians & Gails -- 162 -- 7 -- 7 Burial Ground (Site of) -- 162 -- 11 -- 17 Bealach Corrach -- 162 -- 14 -- 23 Bealach naw Airidh -- 172 -- 2 -- 29 Barmore -- 172 -- 10 -- 46 Ballochandrain -- 172 -- 10 -- 47 Ballochandrain Burn -- 172 -- 10 -- 49 Burial Grounds (private) -- 172 -- 10 -- 47 Creachan Dubh -- 162 -- 7 --3 Creachan Beag -- 162 -- 7 -- 4 Creachan Mòr -- 162 -- 7 -- 5 Carn Mor (Site of) -- 162 -- 7 -- 7 Carn Beag (Site of) -- 162 -- 8 -- 13 Castle (Site of) -- 162 -- 8 -- 14 Conchra -- 162 -- 11 -- 17 Clacheramnor Cottage -- 162 -- 14 -- 21 Creag Ghallanach -- 162 -- 14 -- 21 Cill an Nathois -- 162 -- 15 -- 26 Creag nam Fitheach -- 172 -- 2 -- 29 Chamchuart -- 172 -- 2 -- 33 Cist -- 172 -- 2 -- 34 Cnoc Chamchuart -- 172 -- 6 -- 35 Creag a' Mheill Ruaidh -- 172 -- 6 -- 35 Church -- 172 -- 6 -- 41 Clachan of Glendaruel -- 172 -- 6 -- 42 Church (Site of) -- 172 -- 6 -- 42 Creag Liath -- 172 -- 6 -- 43 Clachan Burn -- 172 -- 6 -- 44 Creag Mholach -- 172 -- 10 -- 45 Creag Liath -- 172 -- 10 -- 46 Cuiluinseaun -- 172 -- 10 -- 46 Cruadail -- 172 -- 10 -- 47 Creag na Sgeith -- 172 -- 11 -- 51 Caille Mhòr -- 172 -- 11 -- 54 Cnoc naw Darach -- 172 -- 14 -- 55 Cruinn na Buaile -- 172 -- 14 -- 55 Caire naw Gall -- 172 -- 14 -- 55 Cruach naw Caora -- 172 -- 14 -- 56 Creag Geire -- 172 -- 14 -- 58 Cain Allt -- 172 -- 14 -- 58 Cruach Camuillt -- 172 -- 14 -- 58 Castle -- 172 -- 15 -- 61 Corn Mill -- 172 -- 15 -- 63 Dunans -- 162 -- 8 -- 12 Dunan Oir -- 162 -- 14 -- 2 Dailean -- 172 -- 6 -- 36 Dalleik -- 172 -- 10 -- 48 Eas Davain -- 162 -- 8 -- 15 Eas a' Ghuala -- 172 -- 2 -- 30 Easan Dharach -- 172 -- 6 -- 36 Eilean Uaine -- 172 -- 15 -- 60
OS1/2/18/69 [Page] 69 Names -- Sheet -- Plan -- Pages Family Burial Ground -- 162 --14 -- 22 Free Church -- 172 -- 2 -- 33 F. C. [Free Church] Manse -- 172 -- 15 -- 65 Glendaruel -- 172 -- 15 -- 9 Garvie -- 162 -- 8 -- 14 Garvie Burn -- 162 -- 8 -- 15 Glendaruel House -- 162 -- 14 -- 23 Inn -- 172 -- 6 -- 36 Judge's Chair -- 162 -- 8 -- 11 Kilbridemore -- 162 -- 7 -- 4 Kilmodan -- 162 -- 7 -- 1 Kilbridemore Burn -- 162 -- 7 -- 4 Linne na Fidhle -- 162 -- 7 -- 5 Lon Mìn -- 162 -- 12 -- 19 Leth Uillt -- 162 -- 12 -- 19 Lower Daillater -- 162 -- 15 -- 25 Lower Chamchuart -- 172 -- 6 -- 35 Lephinkill -- 172 -- 6 -- 42 Lower Stronafian -- 172 -- 15 -- 59 Linne an t-Saisgeil -- 172 -- 15 -- 60 Linne Dubh -- 172 -- 15 -- 60 Lochead -- 172 -- 15 -- 65 Mausoleum -- 162 -- 8 -- 12 Maymore -- 172 -- 2 -- 30 Manse -- 172 -- 6 -- 41 Meckan's Grave -- 172 -- 15 -- 66 Offices -- 162 -- 14 -- 23 Ormidale -- 172 -- 14 -- 57 River Ruel -- 172 -- 14 -- 9 Socachan Feurach -- 162 -- 7 -- 3 Stronardron -- 162 -- 8 -- 11 Strondavain -- 162 -- 8 -- 14 Steallaw Mhòr -- 162 -- 11 -- 18 Standing Stone -- 172 -- 2 -- 31 St Modan's Chapel (site of) -- 172 -- 6 -- 37 Sculptured Stones -- 172 -- 6 -- 39 School and Post Office -- 172 -- 6 -- 41 St Modan's Well -- 172 -- 6 -- 44 Sgiath Bhan -- 172 -- 10 -- 45 Standing Stone -- 172 -- 11 -- 52 School -- 172 -- 11 -- 52 Sronan Ceardaich -- 172 -- 11 -- 53 Tom a' Chrochadaire -- 162 -- 8 -- 11 Tobaran Sùl -- 162 -- 11 -- 17 Tom Conchra -- 162 -- 11 -- 18 Tom Cor -- 162 -- 11 -- 18 Toman Dubhan -- 162 -- 12 -- 20 Tobaran Diobain or Holy Well -- 162 -- 15 -- 25 Tom na h. Iolaire -- 162 -- 15 -- 27 Tom na Craige -- 162 -- 15 -- 27 Tom a' Uhearain -- 172 -- 10 -- 49 Tom Soilleir -- 172 -- 10 -- 49 Tom a' Chodail -- 172 -- 11 -- 51 Tom a' Chlaiginn -- 172 -- 11 -- 52 Tamhuich Burn -- 172 -- 11 -- 53 Torr a' Chasg -- 172 -- 14 -- 57 Torr Buidhe -- 172 -- 15 -- 65 Upper Duillater -- 162 -- 15 -- 25 Upper Stronsfian -- 172 -- 11 -- 53 Uamh Maigheich -- 172 -- 2 -- 33 Waukmill -- 172 -- 10 -- 48 Upper Stonefian -- 172 -- 11 -- 53