Dùn Channuill

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Dùn Channuill
Gaelic name Dùn Channuill
Meaning of name Conal's castle
Dùn Channuill is located in Argyll and Bute
Dùn Channuill
Dùn Channuill
Dùn Channuill shown within Argyll and Bute
OS grid reference NM680126
Coordinates 56°15′N 5°44′W / 56.25°N 5.74°W / 56.25; -5.74
Physical geography
Island group Garvellachs
Highest elevation 62 m
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Argyll and Bute
Population 0[1]
References [2][3]

Dùn Channuill is a small island in the Garvellachs in the Firth of Lorn, Scotland.

Dùn Channuill lies north east of Garbh Eileach, the largest of the archipelago to which it gives its anglicised name. There is a ruined castle, probably dating from 1400. The "hereditary keeper" of the castle is Charles Maclean, son of the late Fitzroy Maclean.[2]


  1. ^ National Records of Scotland (15 August 2013) (pdf) Statistical Bulletin: 2011 Census: First Results on Population and Household Estimates for Scotland - Release 1C (Part Two). "Appendix 2: Population and households on Scotland’s inhabited islands". Retrieved 17 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b Haswell-Smith, Hamish (2004). The Scottish Islands. Edinburgh: Canongate. ISBN 1-84195-454-3. 
  3. ^ Ordnance Survey. Get-a-map (Map). 1:25,000. Leisure. Retrieved 21 August 2013. [dead link]

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Coordinates: 56°14′59″N 5°44′41″W / 56.24972°N 5.74472°W / 56.24972; -5.74472