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Portencross, North Ayrshire

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Portencross, North Ayrshire

Portencross (Scottish Gaelic: Port na Crois) is a hamlet near Farland Head in North Ayrshire, Scotland. Situated about 3 km west of Seamill and about 2 km south of Hunterston B nuclear power station, it is noted for its castle. It has two harbours and a pier. The "Old Harbour" is actually a small tidal inlet next to the castle, and is part of the castle property.
Administrative CountyNorth Ayrshire
Traditional CountyAyrshire
OS GridNS1748
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

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