Balmaha, settlement Buchanan

Grid reference

NS 418 907 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

241800 690700

Latitude

56.082942584469876

Longitude

-4.542572513510789

Altitude (metres)

15

County

Stirlingshire

Nearby places

Balmaha, relief feature, Buchanan (0.14 miles)

St Kentigerna's Church, Buchanan (0.44 miles)

Buchanan, parish (alias Inchcailloch) (0.5 miles)

Inchcailloch, island, Buchanan (0.5 miles)

Killdavie, eccles. Buchanan (0.59 miles)

Object Classification

Settlement

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The settlement lies beside the eponymous pass (G bealach) of (St) Mo-Cha, or Kentigerna. The pass marked the boundary between the parish of Buchanan and the formerly detached part of the parish of Luss known as the 'forty-pound land of Buchanan'. See Márkus 2008 for further discussion.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Buchanan, parish (alias Inchcailloch)

Within Luss, parish (formerly)

Relationships with other places

Adjacent Balmaha, relief feature, Buchanan

Adjacent St Kentigerna's Church, Buchanan