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Skipness, Argyll and Bute

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Skipness, Argyll and Bute

Skipness is a village on the east coast of Kintyre in Scotland, a few miles south of Tarbert and facing the Isle of Arran. There is a ruined castle and Kilbrannan Chapel, which contains some rare grave slabs. There is a nearby cafe that serves fresh fish from the area, and beer brewed on Arran, which can be seen from the castle. Also in the area, there is an organic tannery. There are cottages available to rent in Port Na Chro near the town that are situated by a beach.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNR9057
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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

Skipness, quoad sacra par. and fishing vil., Saddell and Skipness par., Argyllshire, on E. side of Kintyre - quoad sacra par., pop. 470; vil., on Skipness Bay, 12 miles S. of Tarbert; P.O., T.O.; the church is 2½ miles SW. of vil.; Skipness Castle, seat, is ½ mile NE. of vil.

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