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Rhudil Mill,cairn 225m north west of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1025 / 56°6'8"N

Longitude: -5.4745 / 5°28'28"W

OS Eastings: 184017

OS Northings: 695405

OS Grid: NR840954

Mapcode National: GBR DDVL.C4V

Mapcode Global: WH0HX.WW85

Entry Name: Rhudil Mill,cairn 225m NW of

Scheduled Date: 16 November 1933

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM226

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Glassary

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Description

Circa 1772. Large classical mansion, 2 storeys and attic over

raised basement 5 bays with centre door; 2 storey 3 bay

flanking wings at ground level, having different floor levels

internally from main block. Ashlar. Main (south) elevation;

slightly advanced, quoined centre bay with classical

pedimented doorway and sidelights approached by broad flight

of steps oversailing smooth rusticated basement. Porch

flanked by round headed windows. Centre Venetian window 1st

floor with modillioned pediment and bull's eye above.

Balustraded parapet, paired flanking chimneys, piended roof

and 3 piended dormers.

Flanking wings with 3 tall segmental headed blind arches at

ground floor with 3 small blind windows (one with 4 light

casement) above; band course, plain parapet (balustraded to

north) and hipped roof. Corresponding facade to north having

bowed projecting centre bay full height. Long corniced

doorway with glazed door centre ground floor approached by

flight of steps.

Modillioned eaves cornice; 2 band courses; smooth rusticated

quoins; slate roof.

Interior contains some fine mantel pieces, good ceilings and

staircases.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, xii (1794), p.258. National

Monuments Record of Scotland.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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