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Kilcreggan, Argyll and Bute

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Kilcreggan, Argyll and Bute

Kilcreggan is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. It developed on the north shore of the Firth of Clyde at a time when Clyde steamers brought it within easy reach of Glasgow at about 25 miles (40 km) west of the centre of Glasgow by boat. Many Glasgow shipowners and merchants made their summer retreats or even permanent residences there, and this is reflected in some very grand houses along the shore.
Post townHELENSBURGH
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyDunbartonshire
OS GridNS2380
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Fire and Rescue AuthorityStrathclyde
Ambulance AuthorityScottish
 

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

Kilcreggan, watering-place with steamboat pier, Roseneath par., Dumbartonshire, on Firth of Clyde, at foot of peninsula between Gare Loch and Loch Long, 4 miles (by water) NW. of Greenock; P.O., T.O.; unites with the watering-place of Cove, 1¼. m. NW., in forming the police burgh of COVE AND KILCREGGAN: which see.

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