NR3047 : Ruins east of Grasdale, Islay

near to Kintra, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

Ruins east of Grasdale, Islay
Ruins east of Grasdale, Islay
There are many ruined villages and buildings on the Oa peninsula in south-west Islay. The population of this part of the island in 1830 was around 1500 - there's probably about a tenth of that number now! It is a very poignant experience to wander round this lonely, but beautiful, peninsula and think of times past and yet see the current living world all around which hasn't changed for centuries.
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2011
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Saturday, 7 May, 2011   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 8 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Derelict, Disused  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NR 303 474 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.7527N 6:17.2785W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NR 303 474
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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