Ballymichael, Arran

Grid reference

NR 923 314 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

192300 631400

Latitude

55.532033970284814

Longitude

-5.291562144152059

Altitude (metres)

50

County

Bute

Nearby places

Clauchan chapel, Pien, Kilmory (Arran) (0.69 miles)

Caibeal Eoin, Arran (1.08 miles)

St Molios Church, Shiskine, Arran (1.48 miles)

Laggian, Kilmory (Arran) (2.75 miles)

Allt Eoin, burn, Kilmory (Arran) (2.88 miles)

Object Classification

Settlement

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

See Fraser, PNArran for early forms, and also for the view that the origins are indeed "St Michael's Toun". He notes forms on Blaeu as (erroneously) Kilmichael, but perhaps generic substitution would explain unusual baile + saint's name? In addition to the settlement there are Ballymichael Burn, and Ballymichael Glen. NMRS and OS 6" 1st edn note prehistoric findings nearby.

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Relationships with other parishes

Within Kilmory, parish (Arran)