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Argyll and the Western Isles

by Graham Ritchie

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Argyll (Scotland) -- Antiquities.,
  • Argyll (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.,
  • Western Isles (Scotland) -- Antiquities.,
  • Western Isles (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGraham Ritchie and Mary Harman.
    SeriesExploring Scotland"s heritage
    ContributionsHarman, Mary., RoyalCommission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination156 p. :
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22299645M
    ISBN 100114952876

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The book “Argyll and the Western Isles” is part of a series of books on the archaeological heritage of Scotland It details the story of Argyll and the Western Isles, highlighting well-known and some not so well-known monuments from the past, including the mesmerizing Callanish Stones from the Neolithic area.

The book also includes a full-colour Excursions Section to encourage the readers. Get this from a library. Argyll and the Western Isles. [J N G Ritchie; Mary Harman; Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland.].

Argyll and the western Isles. Edinburgh: Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J N G Ritchie; Mary Harman.

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Description. Argyll and Bute covers the second-largest administrative area of any Scottish council. The council area adjoins those of Highland, Perth and Kinross, Stirling and West border runs through Loch Lomond. The present council area was created inwhen it was carved out of the Strathclyde region, which was a two-tier local government region of 19 districts Admin HQ: Lochgilphead.

The Battle of the Western Isles was a series of event in and on the islands of Jura and Islay, in the Scottish was fought between the Clan Macdonald of Sleat and the Clan MacLean.

Inthe Macleans slaughtered a party of MacDonalds when they were mistakenly accused of stealing cattle and the MacDonalds retaliated. The Argyll Book Posted on by admin This illustrated book tells the story of Argyll in a truly captivating way and is a great source for anyone who wants to know about the mesmerizing history of this politically, economically and religiously important part of Scotland.

Inlets and Islands of Wild Argyll. The aim of the Inlets and Islands of Wild Argyll cruise is to ‘travel roads less taken’, calling in at the less accessible, peaceful places away from the tourist trail.

Anchorages are chosen for their tranquillity, beauty and natural environment. Argyll & the Isles. Argyll is a district characterised by its long sea lochs and the fact that you very often have to drive round them, rather than take a ferry across.

This means that you can take in much of the lovely surrounding scenery on the way. History of the Western Isles A Chapter from the book "The Western Isles" by Alasdair Alpin MacGregor: THE earliest known references to the Western Isles are those contained in the Sagas; and it is unfortunate that even these are both scanty and vague.

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from the University of Edinburgh. In the s he travelled extensively in the Western Isles of Scotland and with John Adair mapped the Hebrides. Argyll and the Isles is a glorious coastal region of western Scotland. Known for its glittering sea lochs, wild islands, hills and glens, it is perfect for exploring on foot.

While the scenery is outstanding, the ancient heritage, abundant wildlife and whisky distilleries are equally appealing/5(94). Western Isles Hotel, Isle of Mull Welcome to the Western Isles Hotel, Isle of Mull an iconic Victorian building renowned for its atmosphere and world-class sea views.

In an age of standardisation and uniformity, The Western Isles stands out as an individual. Argyll is of ancient origin, and corresponds to most of the part of the ancient kingdom of Dál Riata on Great was also a medieval bishopric with its cathedral at Lismore, as well as an early modern earldom and dukedom, the Dukedom of Argyll.

It borders Inverness-shire to the north, Perthshire and Dunbartonshire to the east, and—separated by the Firth of Clyde—neighbours Country: Scotland. From Skerryvore lighthouse to the mysterious standing stones of Callanish, Argyll and the Western Isles explores how people have lived over the centuries around Scotland's western seaboard.

This volume contains a variety of monuments in keeping with a past dominated by the sea – both as a means of transport and as a livelihood. The Kingdom of the Isles comprised the Hebrides, the islands of the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Man from the 9th to the 13th centuries AD.

The islands were known to the Norse as the Suðreyjar, or "Southern Isles" as distinct from the Norðreyjar or Northern Isles of Orkney and Scottish Gaelic, the kingdom is known as Rìoghachd nan Eilean.Amulet: A charm restored and sailed to the Western Isles, Seafarer Books, Saddle Tramp in the Highlands, Hale, Pennick, Nigel & Devereux, Paul, Lines on the Landscape: Leys and other Linear Enigmas, Robert Hale, Diocese of Argyll & the Isles, Oban, United Kingdom.

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