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Barguillean Farm,dun 250m SSW of

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

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Latitude: 56.406 / 56°24'21"N

Longitude: -5.2761 / 5°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 197960

OS Northings: 728570

OS Grid: NM979285

Mapcode National: GBR FCCS.D1G

Mapcode Global: WH1HS.X7RX

Entry Name: Barguillean Farm,dun 250m SSW of

Scheduled Date: 23 February 1977

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3930

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: dun

Location: Ardchattan and Muckairn

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Thomas P Marwick, 1883. 4-storey corner tenement with Baronial details; shops at ground floor; sloping site. Squared and snecked sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Cornice above shops; corbel table at 3rd floor, stepped down and machicolated to form segmental-arched hoods to 2nd floor windows flanking angled canted window to W and S elevations; crowstepped gables; chamfered reveals.

S WARRENDER PARK ROAD elevation: plate glass fronts to 3 shops at ground; pedimented doorway at angle; roll-moulded tenement doorway; deep-set panelled door; plate glass fanlight. Full-height 4-light canted window across angle, corbelled to square at gablehead; pedimented blind slit window set in gablehead. Advanced bipartite window with stone canopy at 1st floor in bay to outer right; bipartite windows above; crowstepped dormerhead to 3rd floor window. Advanced single windows with stone canopies in remaining bays; single windows above; bays linked above eaves by gable. Pedimented cipher tablet at 1st floor between angle and 1st bays; wallhead stack above with 3 polygonal flues.

W SPOTTISWOODE STREET elevation: 1 recessed bay and 5 advanced bays excluding angle bay to outer right (see above); roll-moulded tenement doorway in 3rd bay; deep-set panelled door; 3 shopfronts made 2 at ground to right. Bipartite windows in recessed 1st bay; single window at 3rd floor with semi-circular pediment. Chamfered angle in 2nd bay with 2 lights to each floor. Bipartite windows above ground in 3rd bay. Single windows above ground in remaining bays; semi-circular pediment in 2nd bay and 4th bays linked above eaves by gable. Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; corniced gable and wallhead stacks; coped and rendered mutual stacks; gabletted crowsteps and scroll skewputts to angle bay; scroll and beaked skewputts; moulded eaves guttering. INTERIORS: not seen 1991.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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