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Glencruitten Golf Course,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.411 / 56°24'39"N

Longitude: -5.4555 / 5°27'19"W

OS Eastings: 186923

OS Northings: 729669

OS Grid: NM869296

Mapcode National: GBR DCXS.1VK

Mapcode Global: WH0GL.54D1

Entry Name: Glencruitten Golf Course,fort

Scheduled Date: 26 January 1978

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM4305

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Kilmore and Kilbride

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Later 19th century, style of A. Maitland. Gothic, stugged,

sneck coursed rubble, contrasting tooled ashlar dressings.

Imposing gabled south front with shallow gabled centre porch,

recessed pointed and moulded entrance, and large window

above with geometric tracery. Porch flanked by lancets, angle

pilasters terminating in pinnacles and by projecting canted

gallery stair bay to east and 5-stage octagonal tower with

spire to west. Tower has lancets in 3 lower stages; louvred

belfry openings extend through upper 2 and alternative with

flat buttress pilasters ending in pinnacles lucarnes in

facetted spire; weathervane.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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