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Ardentinny, Argyll and Bute

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Ardentinny, Argyll and Bute

Ardentinny (Scottish Gaelic: Àird an t-Sionnaich or Àird an Teine) is a small village on the west shore of Loch Long, fourteen miles north of Dunoon in Argyll on the Cowal peninsula. Nearby is 'Cruach a Chaise' (Cheese Hill) while on the opposite side of Loch Long is the village of Coulport, home of RNAD Coulport, the storage and loading base for the UK's Trident Nuclear Defence Force.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNS1887
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityStrathclyde

Other names by which Ardentinny, Argyll and Bute has been known in the past

Ard An Teine

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

Ardentinny, quoad sacra par. and vil., Argyllshire, on W. side of Loch Long, at mouth of Glen Finnart, cerebrated in Tannahill's song The Lass o' Aranteenie -- quoad sacra par., pop. 203; P.O.

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