Inchgalbraith

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Inchgalbraith

Inchgalbraith is an islet in Loch Lomond, Scotland, and is the ancestral home of Clan Galbraith.

History[edit]

Inchgalbraith, is as its name implies, connected with Clan Galbraith, and was one of their strongholds.[1] The remains of their ancient castle can still be seen on it.[2] It is possibly a crannog.[3]

Geography[edit]

It is on the west side of Loch Lomond, two miles south east of Luss.[2] It is 25ft at its highest point.[4]

Wildlife[edit]

Inchgalbraith was a breeding place for ospreys until 1869.[1][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Worsley, Harry Loch Lomond: The Loch, the Lairds and the Legends ISBN 978-1-898169-34-5 Lindsay Publications (Glasgow) 1988
  2. ^ a b Wilson, Rev. John The Gazetteer of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1882) Published by W. & A.K. Johnstone
  3. ^ http://www.loch-lomond.net/islands/inchgalbraith.html
  4. ^ "Introduction to Loch Lomond Islands". Callander, Trossachs and Loch Lomond. Archived from the original on 2008-09-21. Retrieved 2008-10-29. 
  5. ^ Garnett, T. (1800). Observations on a Tour of the Highlands ... London. V.1. p. 41

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Coordinates: 56°4′40″N 4°37′21″W / 56.07778°N 4.62250°W / 56.07778; -4.62250