Cnoc An Fhurain

Meaning : something like : Hillock of the spring — to be checked

Close to Rhugarbh
Likely what is called Rhugarbh Cottage in the 1800's census records
Home of William Anderson Smith who wrote the books Benderloch and Loch Creran
Was the Ferry Cottage when the ferry went from Rhugarbh
In the 1900s was bought by Mairi Lambert Gooden Chisholm who ran a poultry farm, along with Edith May Davidson, Catherine Bridget "Bird" Partridge and Grace Barbara "John" Johnstone.
Mairi died here in 1981.
Mairi is one of many remarkable women during the war and her story is told in the book [ Elsie and Mairi Go to War: Two Extraordinary Women on the Western Front
By Diane Atkinson]

Argyll and Bute Council Map of Cnoc an Fhurain

Google Maps of Cnoc an fhurain

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