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St Modan's Church, Benderloch, October 2014

Benderloch (Scottish Gaelic: Meadarloch) is a village in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The name is derived from Beinn eadar dà loch, meaning "mountain between two lochs".[1]

Benderloch lies on the A828 road[2] in the coastal area of Appin, Argyll, Scotland. Its railway station closed in 1966.

Benderloch forms part of the Lynn of Lorn National Scenic Area, one of 40 in Scotland.[3]


  1. ^ Iain Mac an Tàilleir (2003). "Placenames" (pdf). Pàrlamaid na h-Alba. Retrieved 23 July 2010. 
  2. ^ OS Explorer Map 376 "Oban & North Lorn" published 29 January 2007 ISBN 978-0-319-23898-1
  3. ^ "National Scenic Areas". SNH. Retrieved 30 Mar 2011.

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Coordinates: 56°29′32″N 05°24′13″W / 56.49222°N 5.40361°W / 56.49222; -5.40361