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A' Chill, Highland

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A' Chill, Highland

A' Chill was a village on Canna, in the Small Isles, Lochaber, Highland Council Area, Scotland. The name means "the cell", referring to a Culdee church, and is often anglicised as "Kil-" in many other Scottish names, e.g. Kilwinning. Situated to the north west of Canna Harbour it was the main settlement until 1851 when the island was cleared. There are now only one or two houses near the original site.
Administrative CountyHighland
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNG2605
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorthern Scotland
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHighlands and Islands
Ambulance AuthorityScottish

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