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Ballygrant, Argyll and Bute

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Ballygrant, Argyll and Bute

Ballygrant (Scottish Gaelic: Baile a' Ghràna) is a small village on the Inner Hebrides island of Islay of the western coast of Scotland. Ballygrant (Baile a' Ghràna) is the longest established village on Islay, pre-dating the clearance and distillery villages on the coast, and nearby place names suggest connections to Viking times. Ballygrant means 'Town of Grain' and the water powered mill, now demolished, was turning oats into meal up until the early 20th century.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR3966
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
Dialling code01496

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