(Կոշ, also Romanized
; formerly, Kvash
) is a village in the Ashtarak
, about 18km south-west of the district centre Ashtarak
. The town is attested as Kvash
in early Christian times. In the town are ruins of a 13th century
church - Saint Grigor - and a castle which has yielded Hellenistic
pottery remains. There are numerous remainings from early iron age residential ruins and buildings of large basalt stone blocks.