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Latitude: 55.9639 / 55°57'50"N
Longitude: -5.7047 / 5°42'17"W
OS Eastings: 168880
OS Northings: 680741
OS Grid: NR688807
Mapcode National: GBR DD9Y.MQ1
Mapcode Global: WH0JL.BCQB
Entry Name: Keills Port Quay to North
Listing Date: 26 March 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352428
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18386
Building Class: Cultural
Location: North Knapdale
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll
Parish: North Knapdale
Traditional County: Argyllshire
Probably built second half of 18th century, extended/
widened (?in more than one phase) perhaps circa 1800;
repaired 1812. Long quay extending north from west side
of narrow harbour inlet; north end returns slightly
towards west. All rubble-built, original part mostly with
flat coping slabs and wide flight of steps at north end
of east face; vertically-set top course at north end and
at west; west face slopes steeply inwards from sea bed
(other faces vertical). Single stone bollard at north
end; iron runner ties at edges not original. Some wrought-
iron tying rings.
Quay continued to south supporting roadway.
Neglected (1984) Built for ferrying cattle from Jura.
SRO - GD 64/1/11/4 includes 2 letters re repairs to this
quay; GD 64/1/11/6 refers to further repairs and the
possibility of Government assistance. The Government
funded a new quay.
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