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Cairndow, Argyll and Bute

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Cairndow, Argyll and Bute

Cairndow (Scottish Gaelic: An Càrn Dubh) is a coastal hamlet in southwest Scotland. Cairndow lies between the A83 road and the head of Loch Fyne. Administratively it forms part of the Argyll and Bute council area. Cairndow's school closed in 1988 after the roll fell to just 3 pupils. Now children in the area are sent to the primary school in Strachur and the secondary school in Dunoon. Medical facilities for the hamlet are provided by the GP in Strachur.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNN1810
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Cairndow, hamlet with inn, NE. Argyllshire, on E. side of Loch Fyne, near its head; has regular steamboat communication with Inveraray, 10 miles SW.

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