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11 Slate Quarry Workers' Dwellings, Ellanbeich, Seil

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2943 / 56°17'39"N

Longitude: -5.6483 / 5°38'53"W

OS Eastings: 174346

OS Northings: 717295

OS Grid: NM743172

Mapcode National: GBR DDF2.PKL

Mapcode Global: WH0H2.62L2

Plus Code: 9C8P79V2+PM

Entry Name: 11 Slate Quarry Workers' Dwellings, Ellanbeich, Seil

Listing Name: Ellanbeich, Comprising:- 1-24. Miss Campbell's Cottage, Harbour Tea Room (The Old Bakery), Shop, 26, 27 (MR Connely's Cottage and Post Office) 28-42. Smith's Garage (Former Store-House) 61, 60 Seallad

Listing Date: 22 November 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345184

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12425

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200345184

Location: Kilbrandon and Kilchattan

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Kilbrandon And Kilchattan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Group of 1-storeyed cottages together with the Old Inn

(2-storeyed) and Monaveen Lodge (1 1/2 storeyed) Cottages are rubble-built, mostly harled, and slated.

Statement of Interest

Built to house workers of Ellanbeich Slate Quarries.

Monaveen Lodge was the home, office and store of the manager

of the Slate quarries which were owned by the Marquess of

Breadalber. The storms of 1887 flooded the quarries and the

industry never fully recovered.

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