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Ichrachan Township Near Taynuilt, Ichrachan Cottages

A Category C Listed Building in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4273 / 56°25'38"N

Longitude: -5.2263 / 5°13'34"W

OS Eastings: 201141

OS Northings: 730788

OS Grid: NN011307

Mapcode National: GBR FCGQ.QTZ

Mapcode Global: WH1HM.PQH4

Entry Name: Ichrachan Township Near Taynuilt, Ichrachan Cottages

Listing Date: 9 October 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337933

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6370

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardchattan and Muckairn

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Ardchattan And Muckairn

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Pair adjoining traditional Dalriadic-type cottages, part of the originalcrofting township . North-facing, part of an L-plan lay-out at SE end of group. Built probably late 18th/early 19th centruy. Each cottage 3 bays with centre/near-centre door. Cottage nearest N has small modern porch, is shorter than the adjoining house and is set at a slightly lower level, though corrugated-iron roof replacing original thatch is continuous. Walls are whitewashed rubble; end and centre common stacks; boarded doors, 4-pane sashes. Also windows at rear.

Statement of Interest

Cottage nearest north may post-date its neighbour or may be partially rebuilt on older shell; near wall of the former cottage is vertical, while rear wall of the latter has a pronounced batter.

B group with other listed cottages at Ichrachan.

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