Ancient Monuments

History on the Ground

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Balnabraid Glen,cairn 50m west of Corphin Bridge

A Scheduled Monument in South Kintyre, Argyll and Bute

We don't have any photos of this monument yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

If Google Street View is available, the image is from the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the monument. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.


Latitude: 55.3827 / 55°22'57"N

Longitude: -5.525 / 5°31'30"W

OS Eastings: 176800

OS Northings: 615515

OS Grid: NR768155

Mapcode National: IRL Y3.XYFM

Mapcode Global: GBR DGRH.00Q

Entry Name: Balnabraid Glen,cairn 50m W of Corphin Bridge

Scheduled Date: 13 August 1975

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3717

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Campbeltown

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Traditional County: Argyllshire


J Hall of Galashiels, 1898. Large symmetrical 2-storey 3-bay double villa. Whinstone with cream sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course; deep concave ashlar eaves, half-timbered gableheads.

S (FRONT) ELEVATION: broad centre bay; 3-bay arcaded timber porch of turned and blocked columns, modillioned cornice, tiled piended roof; pair of 2-leaf panelled doors with leaded rectangular fanlights to outer bays, pair of narrow windows at centre. At 1st floor pair of bipartite windows with moulded cill between porch roof and cornice; small gablehead above. Flanking bays with 2-storey piend-roofed canted

windows breaking through eaves.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: at centre, windows to both floors; wallhead stack with small gablehead braceted over. Lower single storey and attic projecting service range set back to N with back door.

N ELEVATION: each house of 2 bays displaced to right with windows to both floors; projecting service range at centre with piended gable and windows to both floors.

Timber sash and case plate glass windows; multi-pane sashes at 1st floor under gables. Grey slates; terracotta ridge tiles and finials; moulded cast-iron eaves gutters.

BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble boundary walls with saddleback ashlar coping to front; brick dividing walls with pipe coping.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Other nearby scheduled monuments is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact for any queries related to any individual ancient or schedued monument, planning permission related to scheduled monuments or the scheduling process itself. is a Good Stuff website.