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Toward Quay

A Category B Listed Building in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8666 / 55°51'59"N

Longitude: -5.0217 / 5°1'18"W

OS Eastings: 211020

OS Northings: 667840

OS Grid: NS110678

Mapcode National: GBR FFZ6.GKF

Mapcode Global: WH1LF.TSXZ

Entry Name: Toward Quay

Listing Date: 4 March 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337765

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6234

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunoon and Kilmun

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Dunoon

Parish: Dunoon And Kilmun

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Early 19th century rubble built pier, may date from circa 1820-1 when nearby Toward Castle was built by David Hamilton for Kirkman Finlay. Plain, east face partly bedded on exposed rock, wall carried upwards to form breakwater and ashlar coped; steps down to water at far end, also concrete repairs (?carried out by Glasgow Corporation and locals in 1950). Shoreline quayed at west.

Statement of Interest

Steel extension was built during lst war, and subsequently removed.

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