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Dun Mhuirich,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.9986 / 55°59'54"N

Longitude: -5.6531 / 5°39'11"W

OS Eastings: 172303

OS Northings: 684427

OS Grid: NR723844

Mapcode National: GBR DDFV.MD0

Mapcode Global: WH0JF.4H98

Entry Name: Dun Mhuirich,fort

Scheduled Date: 26 February 1955

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM238

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: North Knapdale

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Late 19th century. Single storey school. Symmetrically

planned. Stugged red ashlar with contrasting dressings.

W ELEVATION: 4-bay inner range with blind central oculus and

end stacks; 2-bay wings have gabled entrance bays, shouldered

doors with fanlights and raised hoodmoulds, outer bays slightly recessed, twin-gabled end walls. All small-paned mullioned sash

windows. Saw-toothed skews with gabletted skewputts,

fleur-de-lis finials, slate roofs. 3-bay rear wing central on

E wall, shelter (corrugated iron roof) beyond open to N and to

S. Some minor additions at rear.

Playground bounded by rubble-built, ashlar-coped walls (former

toilets incorporated), spiked cast-iron railings to W.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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