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Craigton,dun 460m north of

A Scheduled Monument in Forth and Endrick, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.0586 / 56°3'30"N

Longitude: -4.2038 / 4°12'13"W

OS Eastings: 262869

OS Northings: 687270

OS Grid: NS628872

Mapcode National: GBR 11.Q9L3

Mapcode Global: WH4P8.DZF9

Entry Name: Craigton,dun 460m N of

Scheduled Date: 30 September 1966

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2556

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Fintry

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick

Traditional County: Stirlingshire


Circa 1860. Thomsonesque, poicturesque double villa., 2 storeys, asymmetrical with bold full-height 6-light bowed windows at prominent W and N corners. Ashlar, channelled at ground. Cill courses and band course between storeys circle the building (except rear); slate roofs with deep timber eaves, over bows shallow curved with lead platform. Plain entrances with good panelled storm doors, 1 facing each street. Windows 1 or 2-lights except for 2 large 5-light bows and mullion and transom stair window at rear, 2 1st floor windows with gablet heads.

Variety of stacks.

Rear wing with canted bay in re-entrant angle. Low retaining walls.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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