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Croig Harbour And Sea Wall, Croig

A Category B Listed Building in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.6051 / 56°36'18"N

Longitude: -6.2349 / 6°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 140205

OS Northings: 753933

OS Grid: NM402539

Mapcode National: GBR BCZ8.4YJ

Mapcode Global: WGYBZ.678T

Plus Code: 9C8MJQ48+23

Entry Name: Croig Harbour And Sea Wall, Croig

Listing Name: Croig Harbour and Sea Wall

Listing Date: 16 December 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345905

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12956

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200345905

Location: Kilninian and Kilmore

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Parish: Kilninian And Kilmore

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Late 18th-early 19th century. Drystone rubble, formed by linking natural rock island to shore by causeway/breakwater. Adjacent to N side of causeway on island ramped pier with single-storey flat-roofed store at head. Causeway and pier surfaced with irregular rubble slabs. To S of Causeway on mainland side sea wall of similar construction, may have been quay.

Statement of Interest

From its location and construction, Croig was evidently a point for the importation of the cattle in transit across the island to lowland markets. It is a well-preserved example of an historically important type.

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