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Ascog Church
Ascog is located in Argyll and Bute
OS grid reference NS107632
Civil parish
Council area
Lieutenancy area
Country Scotland
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ISLE OF BUTE
Postcode district PA20
Dialling code 01700
Police Strathclyde
Fire Strathclyde
Ambulance Scottish
EU Parliament Scotland
UK Parliament
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55°49′30″N 5°01′19″W / 55.825°N 5.022°W / 55.825; -5.022

Ascog (Scottish Gaelic: Àsgaig) is a small village on the Isle of Bute, within Argyll and Bute council area, Scotland. The village is within the parish of Kingarth, and is situated on the A844. It is located on the east coast of the island, about 2 km to the south east of Rothesay. It is largely residential.

There are several historic buildings in the area, including Ascog House, Ascog Hall, and the Italianate style Balmory Hall. Loch Ascog lies to the west.

The Rev Dr William Robertson DD LLD (born 1819) was Free Church minister of Ascog from 1853 to 1890.

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