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Carn Ban,cairn Gigha

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

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Latitude: 55.7215 / 55°43'17"N

Longitude: -5.7146 / 5°42'52"W

OS Eastings: 166814

OS Northings: 653822

OS Grid: NR668538

Mapcode National: GBR DF8L.H5N

Mapcode Global: WH0KR.6G04

Entry Name: Carn Ban,cairn Gigha

Scheduled Date: 28 June 1972

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3182

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: cairn (type uncertain)

Location: Gigha and Cara

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Former miller's house; Simple 18th century manner. 2-storey

3-window, rubble-built with margins, single attic window in

gable, no skews, moulded copes to chimneys, that at SW gable

renewed. Modern addition west gable.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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