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Portnahaven, Argyll and Bute (Port nah-Abhainne)

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Portnahaven, Argyll and Bute (Port nah-Abhainne)

Portnahaven is a village on Islay in the Inner Hebrides, Scotland. It is located at the southern tip of the Rinns at the southern end of the A847 road. Its harbour is sheltered by the island of Orsay and its smaller neighbour Eilean Mhic Coinnich. The Rinns of Islay lighthouse, built by Stevenson is located on Orsay. Portnahaven is served by a church, two shops, one also a post office, and a public house, An Tigh Seinnse. The church is one of the Telford Churches.
Post townISLE OF ISLAY
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR1652
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01496
 

Other names by which Portnahaven, Argyll and Bute (Port nah-Abhainne) has been known in the past

Portnahaven/Port nah-Abhainne ~ Port nah-Abhainne

Portnahaven, Argyll and Bute (Port nah-Abhainne) in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Portnahaven, quoad sacra par. and vil., Kilchoman par., Islay island, Argyllshire - quoad sacra par., pop. 860; vil., 16 miles SW. of Bridgend, pop. 361; P.O.

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