Port Ellen, Argyll and Bute

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Port Ellen is a settlement in Argyll and Bute

Other current and historical names

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Port Ellen within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Port Ellen in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Port Ellen, seaport vil., Kildalton par., Islay island, Argyllshire, 12 miles SE. of Bowmore, pop. 989; P.O., T.O.; has a commodious quay, and carries on a considerable amount of fishing; it has also a large distillery. On Carraig Fadda Point, at W. entrance of harbour, is a lighthouse 60 ft. high, with fixed light (Port Ellen) 45 ft. above high water and seen 12 miles.

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