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Kildonan,dun

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4934 / 55°29'36"N

Longitude: -5.515 / 5°30'53"W

OS Eastings: 178059

OS Northings: 627794

OS Grid: NR780277

Mapcode National: GBR DGR6.4M2

Mapcode Global: WH0M0.8620

Entry Name: Kildonan,dun

Scheduled Date: 11 October 1960

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM243

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Campbeltown

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Description

William Burn, designed 1831 for James Buchan. Scots Elizabethan, 2-storey harled with granite dressings, shafted

chimneys. S. front symmetrical, centre projects with gable

and bay-window 2. mullioned windows of 3 light each side with

gablets at 1st; asymmetrical E. (entrance) front with S. bay

window, porch with Tudor doorpiece and shaped gable, circular

conical roofed tower and lower N. wing. Private family wing

at N.E. Simple neo Greek interior, some fine chimney pieces,

a few perhaps from old house.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Sources

Bibliography

3.S.A. p.467. Plans, National Monuments Record, as executed.

In A.P.S.D. ascribed by William Smith to his father John

Smith who probably contracted for it.

Buchan Field Club v 17 pt.II p.23. Moir, New History of

Buchan (given 1832 - 4 as building dates) p.276.

Pratt's Buchan p.254.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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