Clachaig

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Clachaig
Clachaig.jpg
Clachaig Village
Scotland
Scotland
Clachaig
Clachaig shown within Argyll and Bute
OS grid reference NS 12100 81400
Council area
  • Argyll and Bute
Lieutenancy area
  • Argyll and Bute
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DUNOON, ARGYLL
Postcode district PA23
Dialling code 01369
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
Scottish Parliament
  • Argyll and Bute
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°59′19″N 5°00′50″W / 55.988661°N 5.0138990°W / 55.988661; -5.0138990Coordinates: 55°59′19″N 5°00′50″W / 55.988661°N 5.0138990°W / 55.988661; -5.0138990

Clachaig; (Scottish Gaelic: Clachaig) is a small settlement, on the Cowal peninsula in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.[1][2] It is located on the B836 road between the Holy Loch and Loch Striven, the hamlet is just over a mile long.[3] Clachaig is a Gaelic word meaning 'stone place'.[4]

The Hamlet consists of twenty-two houses and was built for accommodation for the workers of the powder mill. The mill manufactured gunpowder.[5]

The river at the bottom of the glen is the Blackcraig Burn that joins the Little Eachaig River, then joining the River Eachaig and flowing into the Holy Loch.

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Clachaig
Blackcraig Burn, Clachaig. - geograph.org.uk - 1299974 

References[edit]

  1. ^ name=OS63>Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 63 Firth of Clyde (Greenock & Rothesay) (Map). Ordnance Survey. 2014. ISBN 9780319229699. 
  2. ^ "Ordnance Survey: 1:50,000 Scale Gazetteer" (csv (download)). www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk. Ordnance Survey. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 18 February 2016. 
  3. ^ "B836 - Roader's Digest: The SABRE Wiki". Sabre-roads.org.uk. 2016-11-18. Retrieved 2016-12-15. 
  4. ^ Gaelic place names of Scotland
  5. ^ http://www.scotlandsplaces.gov.uk/record/rcahms/40783/clachaig-glenlean-blackpowder-works/rcahms |title=Clachaig, Glenlean Blackpowder Works |publisher=ScotlandsPlaces |date= |accessdate=2016-12-14

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