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Barr a Chuirn,fort 430m ENE of

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.1247 / 56°7'28"N

Longitude: -5.5175 / 5°31'2"W

OS Eastings: 181473

OS Northings: 698015

OS Grid: NR814980

Mapcode National: GBR DDRJ.HGM

Mapcode Global: WH0HX.6BW2

Entry Name: Barr a Chuirn,fort 430m ENE of

Scheduled Date: 31 December 1973

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3360

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Kilmartin

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire


1805 incorporating earlier house. 2-storey and basement

5-window front with single storey wing (now raised to

2-storey) rusticated and keyblocked doorpiece, centre attic

pediment with round headed window; ball-topped area piers;

concave front to Union Street with pediment and columned

centre tripartites; double bow front at back. Fine

entrance hall with reeded columns leading to 2-storey

galleried hall with apsed ends, ground floor interior work

of very high quality marred by removal of chimney pieces.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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