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Ford, Argyll and Bute

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Ford, Argyll and Bute

Ford (Scottish Gaelic: Àth na Crà) is a small Scottish village at the southern end of Loch Awe, Argyll. The village grew from just a stopping point on the drove route to Inveraray, until it eventually gained a church, school, blacksmiths and a village shop. The Ford Hotel dates back to 1864 and was probably erected on the site of the old change house. Today it is a guest house with the name Ford House and is a listed building. Over time the school and the blacksmiths closed.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM8603
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Other names by which Ford, Argyll and Bute has been known in the past

Ford Lochawe

Ford, Argyll and Bute in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ford.-- vil. with inn and pier, at head of Loch Awe, Argyllshire; P.O., T.O.

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