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Kilchoan


Highland

Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan
©2016 Gazetteer for Scotland

Kilchoan, Ardnamurchan

A scattered village with a small harbour on the southern coast of the Ardnamurchan Peninsula in the West Highlands, Kilchoan is located 6 miles (10 km) north of Tobermory (Mull). Its notable buildings include a hotel, community centre, primary school, the Ardnamurchan Free Church (dating from 1877) and the Ardnamurchan Parish Church, built by architect William Burn in 1829. The Old Parish Church of St Congan was built in 1763 on the site of an earlier mediaeval church, but is now a roofless ruin. Nearby are two grave-slabs dating from the 14th or 15th century.

A vehicle ferry operates between Mingary Pier, immediately to the south, and Tobermory. Mingary Castle lies a mile (1.5 km) to the southeast and dates from the 13th century.


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