Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
North Knapdale
NR 68880 80741
168880, 680741


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.

Statement of Special Interest

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.

Scheduled Monument7.12.98.



SRO GD/64/1/11/4 and GD 64/1/11/6

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