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Kerrycroy, Buteshire

Historical Description

KERRYCROY, a village, in the parish of Kingarth, Isle and county of Bute, 2:½: miles (S. E. by S.) from Rothesay; containing 97 inhabitants. It lies on the east side of the island, and on the western shore of the Firth of Clyde; and consists of several neatly-built houses at the bay of Scoulag: the coast road from Kilchattan bay to Rothesay passes through it. South of the village, in the demesne of Mountstuart, is a neat church, still in tolerable repair, and at one time used as the parish church.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of Scotland, 1851 by Samuel Lewis