Beinn Dorain  Argyll


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Beinn Dorain like this:

Ben Doran or Doireann (Gael. ` stormy mountain '), a mountain in Glenorchy parish, Argyllshire, near the eastern border of the county, 3 miles SE of the efflux of the Orchy river from Loch Tulla. It rises to an altitude of 3523 feet above sea-level; and it has been rendered famous among Highlanders by the Gaelic muse of Duncan Ban M 'Intyre.

Additional information about this locality is available for Glenorchy

Beinn Dorain through time

Beinn Dorain is now part of Argyll and Bute district. Click here for graphs and data of how Argyll and Bute has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Beinn Dorain itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Beinn Dorain in Argyll and Bute | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th July 2018

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