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Achadunan,motte 540m NNE of

A Scheduled Monument in Cowal, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2806 / 56°16'50"N

Longitude: -4.9081 / 4°54'29"W

OS Eastings: 220065

OS Northings: 713591

OS Grid: NN200135

Mapcode National: GBR 06.87CF

Mapcode Global: WH2KP.LD0L

Entry Name: Achadunan,motte 540m NNE of

Scheduled Date: 11 March 1954

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM289

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: motte

Location: Lochgoilhead and Kilmorich

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Cowal

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Circa 1785 with later additions to rear (see Notes). Row of 3 single-storey, 3-bay, limewashed cotton-weavers cottages, all with timber porches. Harled rubble with freestone dressings. Variety of rendered brick, stone and timber single-storey additions and dormers to rear (predominantly 20th century).

Variety of non-traditional glazing patterns to timber framed windows. Grey slate. Ridge stacks with clay cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: variously altered but broadly characterised by original plan to ground with kitchen and former workroom flanking a through passage opening off the front door.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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