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Carragh an Talaidh,chambered cairn,Brackley

A Scheduled Monument in Kintyre and the Islands, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.6203 / 55°37'13"N

Longitude: -5.5054 / 5°30'19"W

OS Eastings: 179375

OS Northings: 641876

OS Grid: NR793418

Mapcode National: GBR DFSV.P0N

Mapcode Global: WH0L7.DZLS

Entry Name: Carragh an Talaidh,chambered cairn,Brackley

Scheduled Date: 14 October 1936

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM189

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Saddell and Skipness

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Mid 19th century. 2-storey and attic 3-bay Classical commercial and domestic building. Grey granite ashlar. Round-arched openings to ground. Timber panelled entrance doors with narrow pilastered jambs and fanlights above. Flat-roofed dormer.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to 1st storey. Plate glass to ground with some fanlight glazing above. Grey slate. Tall coped gable stacks, rising to meet adjoining buildings.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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