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Shiskine, North Ayrshire

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Shiskine, North Ayrshire

Shiskine is a small village on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Sitting further up the "Shiskine Valley" from the village of Blackwaterfoot, the village takes its name from a corruption of the Gaelic for "marshy place". Much of the area was essentially a swamp years ago, but now comprises farm land. The village has its own primary school and local church and the Balmichael Visitor Centre is just to the north of the village.
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyButeshire
OS GridNR9129
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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