Oronsay, island

Grid reference

NR 348 889 (accurate position)

Six-figure easting & northing

134800 688900

Latitude

56.019499197363764

Longitude

-6.256217249925728

Nearby places

Cill Mhoire, eccl. Colonsay (Oronsay) (0.68 miles)

Lochan Chille-moire, Oronsay (0.68 miles)

Cill Choinnich, eccl. Colonsay (1.85 miles)

Eilean Mhartain, Colonsay (3.57 miles)

Lower Kilchattan, settlement, Colonsay (3.82 miles)

Object Classification

Island

Is linear feature?

No

Notes

The NGR given is that of the priory on Oronsay. The name is not a hagiotoponym, in spite of its proximity to Kiloran on neighbouring Colonsay. It means 'tidal island' in Old Norse.

Relationships with other parishes

Within Colonsay & Oronsay, parish, aka Kilchattan