Place:


Bannachra  Dunbartonshire

 

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

Bannachra or Benuchara, a hamlet near the southern border of Luss parish, Dumbartonshire, on Fruin Water, 3½ miles ENE of Helensburgh. It lies near the scene of a sanguinary conflict between the Colquhouns and Macgregors in 1602; and it contains the ruins of an old fortalice of the Colquhouns. Bannachra Muir ascends from the southern vicinity of the hamlet to a height of 1028 feet.

Bannachra through time

Bannachra 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 Bannachra itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22342

Date accessed: 21st October 2021


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