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New Selma,standing stone 400m SSW of

A Scheduled Monument in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.4874 / 56°29'14"N

Longitude: -5.407 / 5°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 190333

OS Northings: 738016

OS Grid: NM903380

Mapcode National: GBR FC1K.S2P

Mapcode Global: WH0G6.X6DH

Entry Name: New Selma,standing stone 400m SSW of

Scheduled Date: 16 November 1976

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3877

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: standing stone

Location: Ardchattan and Muckairn

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Probably James Tait, 1809. 3-storey, 8-bay plain classical terrace now converted to flats with advanced shop fronts at ground floor, later 19th century box and rectangular dormers at attic, slate hung cheeks. Sandstone ashlar to E (principal) elevation, squared coursed rubble with long and short ashlar quoins to N (side) elevation, painted at ground floor. Advanced timber continuous corniced shop fronts (Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8) wrapping around N corner; 3-bay shop front to left with shouldered plate glass openings and pierced cast-iron balustrade. Tenement doorway to right, fanlight with geometric glazing. Corniced eaves course. Stone cills and lintels to 1st and 2nd floor windows. Irregular fenestration to N (side) elevation, door to far right.

Plate glass and timber shop fronts. Predominantly 12-pane in timber sash and case windows at 1st and 2nd floors. Double pitch M-section roof; grey slates; ashlar skews. Corniced gable end and ridge stacks; modern clay cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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