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Dalmally, Argyll and Bute

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Dalmally, Argyll and Bute

Dalmally is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It is located near the A85 road and is served by Dalmally railway station. Former Labour Party leader John Smith was born in Dalmally in 1938. The village is the location of the Craig Lodge Community Family House of Prayer, a Roman Catholic retreat house. The charity Scottish International Relief, also known as Mary's Meals, is based in Dalmally. Glenorchy Camanachd, a shinty team, play their home games in the village at Mart Park.
Post townDalmally
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNN1627
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01838
 

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

Dalmalie

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

Dalmally, vil. with ry. sta. and hotel, Argyllshire, near NE. head of Loch Awe, 24½ miles W. of Oban; P.O., T.O.; a resort of anglers, and a centre for tourists. In the old churchyard are some ancient gravestones of the clan Gregor, by whom the district was at one time peopled. Near D. is a monument to Duncan Ban Macintyre (1723-1812), a native of the district, and the most popular of modern Gaelic bards.

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