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Cairnbaan, Argyll and Bute

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Cairnbaan, Argyll and Bute

Cairnbaan (Scottish Gaelic: An Càrn Bàn) is a village situated on the Crinan Canal, in Argyll and Bute, western Scotland. Cairnbaan is about half way between the two ends of the canal, where lie respectively the settlements of Ardrishaig and Crinan. The name, from Scottish Gaelic, literally means "white hill". On the hill itself there are cup and ring marks dating back to the Iron Age.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR8390
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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