Insula Sancti Columbe, Kilchoman (Islay)

Grid reference

NR 163 516 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

116300 651600

Latitude

55.674786089518484

Longitude

-6.513150573118099

Altitude (metres)

15

County

Argyllshire

Nearby places

St Columba's Chapel, Kilchoman (Islay) (0 miles)

Cill Iain, eccles. Kilchoman (Islay) (4.61 miles)

Kilchiaran Bay, Kilchoman (Islay) (5.59 miles)

Cill Chiarain, eccl. Kilchoman (Islay) (5.85 miles)

Kilchiaran, settlement Kilchoman (Islay) (6.07 miles)

Object Classification

Coastal

Island

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

There is a chapel on the island, variously known as St Columba's and St Oran's. Given the name of the island, Orsay, the former saint is more likely - the latter attribution perhaps being a result of a misunderstanding of the island-name.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Kilchoman, parish (Islay)

Relationships with other places

Contains St Columba's Chapel, Kilchoman (Islay)