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Castle Sween, interior. Detail of oven, flue and fireplace corbels in North Extension.

SC 366685

Description Castle Sween, interior. Detail of oven, flue and fireplace corbels in North Extension.

Date 29/9/1942

Collection RCAHMS

Catalogue Number SC 366685

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of AG 3186/13

Scope and Content Entrance to oven in kitchen of north-east tower of Castle Sween, Knapdale, Argyll Castle Sween, Scotland's oldest standing castle, was built to defend Knapdale in the 12th century and modified in the 14th and 15th centuries. Garrisoned for the Parliament in 1640s, it was captured and burnt by Royalists and then abandoned. This is the entrance to beehive-shaped oven in the north-west corner of the 15th-century kitchen on the ground floor of the north-east, 'MacMillan', tower. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference Emergency Survey


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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