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Cnocan Sithean,cairn,Machrihanish

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.423 / 55°25'22"N

Longitude: -5.7237 / 5°43'25"W

OS Eastings: 164462

OS Northings: 620655

OS Grid: NR644206

Mapcode National: IRL XD.6DC1

Mapcode Global: GBR DG7C.YWD

Entry Name: Cnocan Sithean,cairn,Machrihanish

Scheduled Date: 21 October 1936

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM193

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Campbeltown

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Probably late 18th century. Rectangular coped sandstone rubble walls; late 19th century cottage with later additions built in to brick wall (formerly heated wall, see Notes). Arched opening to W. Single storey and attic cottage with bipartite (late 20th century) windows to ground; bracketed eaves; grey slates and ridge stacks.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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