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Clach an t'Sagairt,chambered cairn,Ardfern

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.1826 / 56°10'57"N

Longitude: -5.5363 / 5°32'10"W

OS Eastings: 180633

OS Northings: 704512

OS Grid: NM806045

Mapcode National: GBR DDQC.LW3

Mapcode Global: WH0HH.XVTQ

Entry Name: Clach an t'Sagairt,chambered cairn,Ardfern

Scheduled Date: 31 December 1973

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3376

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Craignish

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Built circa 1800. 2-storey house with single storey flanking wing. Harled, with painted margins. South elevation: 3 bays, central door with fanlight and Roman Doric columned doorpiece: 12-pane sashes. Moulded eaves cornice; shouldered and corniced end stacks and slated piended and platform roof. Flanking single storey wings with outer pedimented pavilions, tripartite to right wing; left wing largely concealed behind flat-roofed modern glass sun-lounge. Late 19th century 2-storey rear wing with canted oriel to north gable; west wing retained as stabling,

with single segmental-headed carriage entrance to courtyard. House interior: some contemporary Chimneypieces: Entrance Hall has late 19th century panelling; staircase of similar date has wooden balusters: panelled ceiling above.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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