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An Dun,dun,Sloc a'Bhrighide

A Scheduled Monument in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.4692 / 56°28'9"N

Longitude: -5.5735 / 5°34'24"W

OS Eastings: 179986

OS Northings: 736512

OS Grid: NM799365

Mapcode National: GBR DCMM.7TR

Mapcode Global: WH0G4.CN6H

Entry Name: An Dun,dun,Sloc a'Bhrighide

Scheduled Date: 31 August 1956

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM233

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Lismore and Appin

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Mid-19th century and earlier. Single storey and attic, three-bay, rectangular-plan smithy house and detached single storey, three-bay (bays grouped to left), rectangular-plan former smithy. Random rubble, house whitewashed. Reed-thatch roofs with concrete ridge. Thatch restored at dormer windows around 1970, and at smithy in late 20th century.

Smithy Cottage: symmetrical entrance (south) elevation with two-leaf timber door and rustic gabled porch at centre. Windows in flanking bays and two attic windows above with eyelid thatched dormer. Lower single storey bay to left with window. Four-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Coped ashlar and brick chimneystacks.

Former Smithy: south elevation with two boarded timber stable-type doors flanking small bipartite casement window. Projecting chimney breast, battered at base, piercing eaves at right. East gablehead of boarded timber.

Limekiln: sited to northeast of cottage. Small, roughly rectangular-plan, rubble limekiln with opening to south.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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