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Connel, Argyll and Bute

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Connel, Argyll and Bute

Connel is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is situated on the southern shore of Loch Etive. The Lusragan Burn flows through the village and into the loch. The most noticeable feature in the village is Connel Bridge, a large cantilever bridge that spans Loch Etive at the Falls of Lora. It was built to carry the Callander and Oban Railway's branch line to Ballachulish that opened in 1903.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM9134
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Connel Ferry ~ Connell

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

Connel Ferry, ry. sta. and steamboat ferry, at entrance to Loch Etive, 6 miles NE. of Oban, NW. Argyllshire; P.O., called Connell. In the vicinity are the Falls of Connel (the Ossianic Falls of Lora).

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