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Dalavich, Argyll and Bute

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Dalavich, Argyll and Bute

Dalavich is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It lies on the western bank of Loch Awe and has a population of around 70. (It is located 30 miles from the main town and port of Oban, connected by the villages of Kilchreanan and Taynuilt) "Dalavich" is Gaelic in origin and means "meadows/valley of the River Avich". The village was established by the Forestry Commission in 1952 to facilitate timber operations in the surrounding Inverliever forest.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM9612
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Dalavich, ancient par., Lorne, Argyllshire, now annexed to KILCHRENAN: which see.

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