List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Island Davarr
Island Devar
Island da bharr
Island of Avarr
Island Davar or Devar
Island Davar
Island Davar
Island Davar
Island Davarr
Island Davar
Mr. Ferguson, Campbeltown.
Mr. Bryce, Davarr House
New Statistical Account
McIntosh's History of Kintyre
Map appended to "Report upon the Boundaries of the Several Cities &c &c"
Origines Parochiales
Fullarton's Gazetteer
Admiralty Chart
Johnstone's County Map
Sheriff's Return of Merksmen
258 An Island at the mouth of Campbeltown Loch, the south & east sides of which terminate in an abrupt, bold and steep precipice of considerable height, along the southern shore are a number of caves (none bearing names). On the north eastern extremities on the edge of a large cliff is erected a lighthouse with revolving light; dwelling houses and gardens attached;

"In Island Devar, at the mouth of the loch, the sea has gradually worn its way into many places and thus formed a great number of Caves many of which are highly interesting".
New Statistical Account

Derivation, Da, two, Barr, top; Eilean da-Bharr, Island (of the) two tops.

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