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Inchgalbraith
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Coordinates Coordinates: 56°4′40″N 4°37′21″W / 56.07778°N 4.62250°W / 56.07778; -4.62250
Administration
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Country Scotland
Council area Argyll and Bute
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Inchgalbraith is an islet in Loch Lomond, Scotland, and is the ancestral home of Clan Galbraith.

History

Inchgalbraith, is as its name implies, connected with Clan Galbraith, and was one of their strongholds. The remains of their ancient castle can still be seen on it. It is possibly a crannog. Probably, in the late 19th century the castle restored by gravelly concrete.

Geography

It is on the west side of Loch Lomond, two miles south east of Luss. It is 25ft at its highest point. The most area on the island is covered by the castle and now with the collapsed stones from the castle itself.

Wildlife

Inchgalbraith was a breeding place for ospreys until 1869.

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