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Colonsay and Oronsay in the isles of Argyll

Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder Baron

Colonsay and Oronsay in the isles of Argyll

their history, flora, fauna and topography

by Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder Baron

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colonsay (Scotland),
  • Oronsay (Strathclyde, Scotland)
    • Subjects:
    • Colonsay (Scotland) -- Description and travel.,
    • Oronsay (Strathclyde, Scotland) -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby John de Vere Loder ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA880.H4 W3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxi, 472 p.
      Number of Pages472
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6323795M
      LC Control Number35015887
      OCLC/WorldCa5229493

      About this book. The Birds of Colonsay and Oronsay provides an up to date account of the avifauna of these two small Hebridean islands, incorporating information from archaeological excavations of the Mesolithic sites on Oronsay, an atlas of the breeding and wintering birds and details of a the wide range of migrants which have occurred. Colonsay is a small island in the Inner Hebrides, about 8 miles long by 2½ miles wide, with Scalasaig as its main settlement and ay is rocky yet fertile, with fine beaches, and is linked by a tidal causeway to Oronsay. The name “Colonsay” (Gaelic Colbhasa) is said to derive from St Columba, who was banished from Ireland in AD.. He supposedly first landed here, but when he.

      Gifts, Books & Apparel since Shop for Islay gifts, books & apparel at Discover The Isles of Islay and Jura: Including Colonsay and Oronsay. The geology of Colonsay and Oronsay, with part of the Ross of Mull: (Explanation of sh with part of 27) - Jan 1, by E. Hubert. Cunningham-Craig; Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll: Their History, Flora, Fauna and Topography - Jul 6, by John De Vere Loder.

      Colonsay & Oronsay, Extracts from Inventory of Argyll Volume 5, RCAHMS (out of print, c. £85 but permission for a facsimile is being sought) Colonsay by Murdoch McNeill (facsimile of edition available Colonsay Bookshop, £) Summer in the Hebrides by France Murray (facsimile of edition available Colonsay Bookshop). Brief History of Colonsay. The name of the island is of Old Norse origin, translating as “Columbia’s Island” or “Kolbein’s Island”. Oronsay’s name means “St Oran’s Island”, St Oran being a disciple of St Columba who founded a monastery here in 6th century (possibly on the site where the ruins of the 14th century Augustinian priory are today).


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Colonsay and Oronsay in the isles of Argyll by Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder Baron Download PDF EPUB FB2

Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll: Their History, Flora, Fauna and Topography. by John de Vere Loder. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll: Their History, Flora, Fauna and Topography John de Vere Loder Baron Wakehurst Oliver and Boyd, - Colonsay (Scotland) - pages.

The Colonsay Hotel is set on the Isle of Colonsay, in the Southern Hebrides off the coast of Scotland. It's Colonsay and Oronsay in the isles of Argyll book 1km from the ferry pier in Scalasaig. By Air There's a small airport on the island and Hebridean Air operates a twice-weekly service from Oban to Colonsay (Tuesdays and Thursdays incosting from £ one way).

These flights. Colonsay (Scottish Gaelic: Colbhasa) is an island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland, located north of Islay and south of ancestral home of Clan Macfie and the Colonsay branch of Clan MacNeil, it is in the council area of Argyll and Bute and has an area of 4, hectares (10, acres).

Aligned on a south-west to north-east axis, it measures 8 miles (13 kilometres) in length and Area: 4, ha (15 ³⁄₄ sq mi). The ruined but inspiring 14th century Oronsay Priory, with its 4m tall 'high cross', is accessible from Colonsay across the tidal Strand.

The American author, John MacPhee, wrote his excellent book, 'The Crofter and the Laird', about his return to Colonsay, the land of his forebears. "The Flowering Plants of Colonsay and Oronsay" & J. Clarke £ "Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll" John de Vere Loder (new editionreplaces rare edition) Neither edition currently available "Colonsay - One of the Hebrides" Murdoch McNeill (limited facsimile of the rare edition) £ Oronsay Priory The walk to Oronsay Priory from the south end of the The Strand is beautiful and offers stunning views towards the Isles of Jura and Islay as well as to the low lying skerries to the south-west as soon as you have crossed the hill.

The flat area on your left is an old airstrip which is no longer in use. Colonsay, the jewel of the Hebrides, is about 10 miles long and 2 miles wide with friendly inhabitants, and little more than 2 hours from Oban by our modern and very comfortable ferry.

Our outstanding natural scenery is rivalled only by the wealth and diversity of our flora and fauna, and our archaeological sites are of international. For online purchases of Colonsay titles or for details of the entire catalogue, please visit the House of Lochar website. Otherwise, for more information on any title or for a price inclusive of carriage overseas please Email [email protected] Write to: Colonsay Bookshop, Isle of Colonsay, Argyll, PA61 7YZ.

Telephone: or Writing the History of Colonsay John de Vere Loder’s book Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll was published ineighty years ago. It remains an indispensable source of historical and archaeological information.

The Trust is holding a workshop on Saturday 27 June to discuss the significance of Loder’s work, and to consider how later work has modified and extended his.

Colonsay and Oronsay also boast a rich and varied plantlife. The woodland gardens surrounding historic Colonsay House are acclaimed for the collection of colourful rhododendrons, as well as mimosa, eucalyptus and palm trees, all of which benefit from the isle’s mild climate. Early summer is the best time to appreciate the woodland gardens.

All the information to book holiday accommodation on the Isle of Colonsay from the island's Tourism Marketing Group. The low-lying island is part of the Southern Hebrides and is easily reached from Oban by daily ferry or by plane. Oronsay is connected to Colonsay by a mile-wide tidal causeway.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder, Baron, Colonsay and Oronsay in the isles of Argyll. Edinburgh, London, Oliver and Boyd,English, Book, Illustrated edition: Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll: their history, flora, fauna and topography / by John De Vere Loder.

Wakehurst, John de Vere Loder Baron, COLONSAY AND ORONSAY - GRIEVE (SYMINGTON) The Book of Colonsay and Oronsay, 2 vol., LODER (JOHN DE VERE) Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll, (2) Sold for £ (US$ ) inc.

premium The Scottish Sale. Antiques and Interiors. 21 AugBST. The first settlement on Colonsay dates back to the Mesolithic period, around 7, to 3, BC. The island appears to have been unoccupied during the Neolithic period (4, to 2, BC) but re-occupied with the arrival of the first farmers in the early Bronze Age, around 2, BC.

Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll. Their History, Flora, Fauna and Topography. THE FIRST EDITION [Loder (J, de Vere)] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll.

Their History, Flora, Fauna and Topography. THE FIRST EDITION. This area covers Argyll and takes in all the islands outwith the Outer Hebrides.

Mull, Arran, Bute, Colonsay, Jura, Seil, Islay, Eigg, Rum – they all feature amongst others. Mull can be reached from Oban, Lochaline or Kilchoan where you land in the colourful Tobermory. The area is also sometimes referred to as Scotland’s Sea Kingdom or the Hebridean Isles of Argyll.

The Southern Hebrides This website is about the Southern Hebrides and includes the island of Mull and Iona in the north, the islands of Coll and Tiree in the west, the Slate Islands in the north east, Gigha in the south east and the islands of. John de Vere Loder's book 'Colonsay and Oronsay in the Isles of Argyll' was published ineighty years ago.

It remains an indispensable source of historical and archaeological information. The Colonsay and Oransay Heritage Trust is holding a workshop on 27 June to discuss the significance of Loder's work, and to consider how later.

Friends of Colonsay. 2, likes talking about this. "In the circlet of Isles lying out to the West, There's none of these gems can compare, With dear Colonsay Isle, on whom nature has shower'd 5/5.The Colonsay Heritage Trust Centre has an evolving display of artifacts and photographs on show as well as special exhibitions.

It is located at the Baptist church, next to the primary school in Kilchattan, and is open year-round.The Colonsay Bookshop stocks a wide variety of books of Scottish interest, including antiquarian works, and it also offers a carefully chosen range of gifts and jewellery; the shop is open daily April through October from p.m.

until p.m. (except Sundays) and also at all times of year by arrangement - just call