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Cove, Argyll and Bute

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Cove, Argyll and Bute

A cove is a small type of bay or coastal inlet. Coves usually have narrow, restricted entrances, are often circular or oval, and are often situated within a larger bay. Small, narrow, sheltered bays, inlets, creeks, or recesses in a coast are often considered coves. Colloquially, the term can be used to describe a sheltered bay.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyDunbartonshire
OS GridNS2282
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
 

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

Cove and Kilcreggan ~ Kilcreggan and Cove

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

Cove and Kilcreggan, or Kilcreggan and Cove, police burgh, Roseneath par., SW. Dumbarton, 6 miles NW. of Greenock, pop. 816; P.O., T.O., called Cove.

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