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Scottish Gaelic nameBuc-Innis
Meaning of nameBuck, or Male Goat Island
Bucinch is located in Scotland
Bucinch shown within Scotland
OS grid referenceNS387918
Coordinates56°05′N 4°35′W / 56.09°N 4.59°W / 56.09; -4.59
Physical geography
Island groupLoch Lomond
Highest elevation24 m
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Council areaStirling

Bucinch or Buc-Innis (Scottish Gaelic: "Buck Island" or "Male Goat Island") is a small island in Loch Lomond, in west central Scotland.

The heavily wooded island lies due north of Inchcruin[3] and rises steeply from a rocky coastline[4] to 24 metres (79 feet)[5] in a central summit.[6]

Along with smaller neighbour, Ceardach, Bucinch was donated to the National Trust for Scotland by Col Charles L Spencer of Warmanbie, Dumfries, in 1943.[6][7] Although uninhabited for centuries, there are remains of a stone jetty.[4]


  1. ^ 2001 UK Census per List of islands of Scotland
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey
  3. ^ Worsley, Harry (1988). Loch Lomond: The Loch, the Lairds and the Legends. Glasgow: Lindsay Publications. ISBN 978-1-898169-34-5.
  4. ^ a b "Buccinch". Loch Lomond net. Archived from the original on 30 December 2008. Retrieved 25 September 2008.
  5. ^ "Overview of Buccinch". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 25 September 2008.
  6. ^ a b "Introduction to Loch Lomond Islands". Callander, Trossachs and Loch Lomond. Archived from the original on 18 June 2002. Retrieved 29 October 2008.
  7. ^ "Bucinch & Ceardach". About Retrieved 25 September 2008.

Coordinates: 56°05′30″N 4°35′39″W / 56.09169°N 4.59425°W / 56.09169; -4.59425

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