Beith Craobh Iostan

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Beith Craobh Iostan
"Birch Tree Cottage"
—  Territory of Austenasia  —
Established 13 April 2014
 - Governor Protopontiff Sir C. Sebastian Linden, KVJ, IKA, KPP

Beith Craobh Iostan ("Birch Tree Cottage" in Scottish Gaelic) is a Territory in the Empire of Austenasia situated on the Scottish island of Coll.

The land was annexed on 13 April 2014 by the Empire of Austenasia after being offered to the Austenasian government by Alastair Cranston, whose family owns the land. A holiday home was recently built on the land (after the photograph to the right was taken), but is uninhabited for most of the year; with no permanent population, the land was annexed as a Territory rather than a Town.

Although Cranston's home of Shineshore was ceded by the Empire in November 2017, Beith Craobh Iostan was retained under Austenasian sovereignty.

Beith Craobh Iostan was not appointed a Governor upon its foundation due to the Austenasian government not being in contact with anybody who lives near enough to the land to administer it. On 8 January 2018, Sebastian Linden was appointed Governor of the territory, with plans to visit the land in or around August 2018.