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Dunaverty Castle

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.3071 / 55°18'25"N

Longitude: -5.6443 / 5°38'39"W

OS Eastings: 168808

OS Northings: 607493

OS Grid: NR688074

Mapcode National: IRL XG.W1J5

Mapcode Global: GBR DGFP.CDQ

Entry Name: Dunaverty Castle

Scheduled Date: 11 June 1971

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3041

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Circa 1790; later alterations. 3-storey and mansard attic, 3-bay corner block with public bar at ground. Coursed rubble. At ground, 5-bay plate glass bar with slender Corinthian columns, dentilled cornice, door at centre. Return gable with 3 bays displaced to left and bar to right; common stair door at centre. Irregular broad 2-bay wing to S with commercial premises at ground.

Timber sash and case plate glass and 12-pane windows; modern replacements at 1st floor to front. Ashlar coped skews; stone stacks; grey slates.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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