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Brunerican,standing stone 225m south west of

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.3109 / 55°18'39"N

Longitude: -5.6296 / 5°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 169764

OS Northings: 607875

OS Grid: NR697078

Mapcode National: IRL Y4.0ZK6

Mapcode Global: GBR DGHN.S6C

Entry Name: Brunerican,standing stone 225m SW of

Scheduled Date: 15 October 1936

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM184

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Probably George Truefitt, dated 1889. Large 1? storey model farm with adjacent ancillary structure, now converted to hall and offices. Coursed granite with rough-faced dressings. Sloping projecting cills; boarded timber doors.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; 6-bay central block with single storey wings and additions to outer left and right. 4 round-arched openings to centre 4 bays at ground floor, small-pane 2-leaf timber door to 2nd arch from right, windows to remaining arches; 4 pairs of windows above, flanked by tooled datestone reading "1889" to right and armorial panels to left; 15-pane windows to outer right and left. Single storey, single bay wings, slightly advanced, adjoining to ground floor to left and right, bipartite window to centre under jerkin-headed roof, flanked to inside by boarded timber door slightly recessed. Single storey, single bay, piend-roofed additions to outer left and right, windows to centre.

E ELEVATION: ground floor obscured by wings and additions; 3 pairs of windows below eaves. Single storey, 3-bay addition to left of ground floor, segmental-arched openings, boarded timber door flanked by window to left, 3-pane horizontal window to centre bay, boarded timber door to bay to right, 2-pane window to outer right; 3-light skylight to centre of roof. 3-bay, 1? storey block adjoining to outer right, segmental-arched, 2-leaf door to centre, flanked to left and right by 6-pane windows, gabled boarded timber door above with 2-pane triangular fanlight.

N ELEVATION: near-symmetrical; 6-bay; 4 pairs of windows below eaves, flanked to left and right by single window. Ground floor obscured by single storey, 6-bay block with raised terminating bays to outer left and right; 4 triangular-glazed gabled dormers to centre block; modern lean-to additions to outer right.

W ELEVATION: main block not seen 1999. 1? storey addition to outer left, broad opening off-centre to right of ground floor, tripartite window set in gable above.

Variety of small-pane timber windows. Piended purple-grey slate roof with gabled timber vents and lead ridge and flashings. Coped wallhead stack to addition to E, with circular can. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: round-arched arcades to N, E and W; open timber roof with queen-post trusses.

ANCILLARY STRUCTURE AND BOUNDARY WALL: single storey, 4-bay ancillary structure (now office) to NE of home farm. Modern glazed timber door, to penultimate bay to right, flanked to left and right by modern glazed timber windows; 2-leaf boarded timber door to bay to outer left. Left and right returns blank; rough-faced boundary wall adjoining building to right. Piended purple-grey slate roof with lead ridge and flashings, cast-iron ventilators and rainwater goods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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