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Loch Awe Railway Station

(Loch Obha)

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Lochawe, a station of the Callander and Oban railway (1880), in Ardchattan parish, Argyllshire, at the SE base of Ben Cruachan, and on the NW shore of Loch Awe towards its foot, 22 miles E of Oban and 2½ W of Dalmally, under which there is a post office. Here also are a steamboat pier, a fine hotel -(1881) in the Scottish Baronial style, and. St Conan's Established chapel of ease (1883).—Ord. Sur., sh. 45, 1876.

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