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Texa

The island of Texa lies to the south of the Isle of Islay, Argyll and Bute Council Area. Covering an area of 48 ha (119 acres), the island is associated with St Kenneth, being the place that place where he found the pastoral staff blessed by St Columba. The island is small and rocky with many sea caves and a peak, located at the northeast of the island, which rises to 48m (157 feet). Uninhabited, the island was one of the monastic islands (the others being Eilean Beag and Orsay) which lie off the Islay coast. The remains of a ruined chapel and burial ground can be seen near the island's main landing point.


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