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Eorsa

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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Eorsa, a small island of Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon parish, Argyllshire, on the W side of Mull, in Lochna-Keal, 2 miles NE of Inch Kenneth. It belonged anciently to the Abbey of Iona, and is now the property of the Duke of Argyll. It was described in 1549, by Dean Munro, as ` fertile and full of corn, ' but now is used only for sheep pasture.

An accompanying 19th C. Ordnance Survey map is available.

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