Kilchoan  Argyll


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Kilchoan like this:

Kilchoan, a small harbour and a hamlet, with an inn and a public school, on the S coast of Ardnamurchan parish, Argyllshire. The harbour confronts the convergence of Loch Sunart and the Sound of Mull, 6 ¼ miles N by W of Tobermory, and 21 W by S of Salen; forms the principal point of communication between much of the mainland and Tobermory; and is occasionally the resort of craft bringing cattle from some of the western islands to the mainland.

Kilchoan through time

Kilchoan is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Kilchoan itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kilchoan, in Highland and Argyll | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th May 2022

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