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Barochreal,cairn 200m west of

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

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Latitude: 56.3288 / 56°19'43"N

Longitude: -5.5057 / 5°30'20"W

OS Eastings: 183358

OS Northings: 720676

OS Grid: NM833206

Mapcode National: GBR DCSZ.NWC

Mapcode Global: WH0GY.D6G3

Entry Name: Barochreal,cairn 200m W of

Scheduled Date: 23 February 1977

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM3931

Schedule Class: Cultural

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

Location: Kilninver and Kilmelfort

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Traditional County: Argyllshire


Early 20th century cast-iron lamp standard by A Ballantine & Sons converted to double as pillar clock, with clock by James Ritchie & Sons (1985), assembled and erected 1985. Squared rubble, square-section plinth with commemorative plaque (see Notes) giving way to base of lamp standard with plaque worded 'Lighting standard donated by A Ballantine & Sons, New Grange Foundry, Bo'ness, 1985' and surmounted by fluted lamp column with dolphins and shells at base.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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