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Ardifuir,dun 2400m west of Poltalloch

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.1137 / 56°6'49"N

Longitude: -5.5573 / 5°33'26"W

OS Eastings: 178937

OS Northings: 696920

OS Grid: NR789969

Mapcode National: GBR DDNK.98L

Mapcode Global: WH0HW.LLWH

Entry Name: Ardifuir,dun 2400m W of Poltalloch

Scheduled Date: 16 November 1933

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM234

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Kilmartin

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Earlier 19th century. Row of 2 symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay houses. Sandstone rubble blocks; dressed margins to openings, eaves course and vertical margins at arrises.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central panelled door with 2-pane fanlight; flanking windows. 3 1st floor windows centred above.

W ELEVATION: sandstone rubble wall adjoins No 3 with plank door. Blocked gable window to left between ground and 1st floors; 1st floor window to right. Single storey outshot to gable wall.

N ELEVATION: partially seen. 3 Halketshall 1st floor window to left. 2 Halketshall, central window (former door). Outshot to left.

E ELEVATION: replacement door and window to right; replacement 1st floor window above; plank door to rear outsthot.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows with horns. Pitched roof; replacement red concrete pantiles. Raised skews; moulded skewputts; corniced stone left gable apex stack; replacement central and right gable apex stacks. Piended slate roof to W elevation outshot; replacement red concrete pantiles to No 2 rear outshot.

INTERIORS: not seen, 2000.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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