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Knockan, Argyll and Bute

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Knockan, Argyll and Bute

Knockan is an area and particular cottage in the community of Ardtun, in the south of the island of Mull off the west coast of Scotland. The cottage called Knockan is distinguished by its bright red roof and white walls, set by a small hill; cnocan in Gaelic means "little hill". The cottage is around 200 years old and was originally built by a weaver of the local crofting community. It is now owned by his descendants, the family of Donald Black.
Administrative CountyArgyll and Bute
Traditional CountyArgyllshire
OS GridNM4023
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityStrathclyde
 

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