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Bute, Port Dornach

Landing Point (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bute, Port Dornach

Classification Landing Point (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 124781

Site Number NS05SE 31

NGR NS 08380 53186

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kingarth
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Buteshire

Archaeology Notes

NS05SE 31 08380 53186.

NS 083 531. Port Dornach, Dunagoil, terminus of ferry to Arran established 1684.

Sponsor: Buteshire Natural History Society

I Maclagan 1995

This site was noted during a coastal zone assessment survey undertaken by CFA Archaeology Ltd to characterise the state of coastal erosion and the threat it poses to cultural heritage sites. A gazetteer in the report included a note of existing records and new sites when discovered. Where the site was located, notes included condition, period/date and recommendations.

Commissioned by The Scape Trust and Firth of Clyde Forum on behalf of Historic Scotland.

Cressey and Johnson 2004

Port Dornach is a natural inlet situated at the S end of Dunagoil Bay. It has a shingle beach and there is no evidence for either a jetty or a slipway.

Visited by RCAHMS (GFG, AGCH) 20 March 2009.

Activities

Field Visit (1863)

Reference (1995)

NS 083 531. Port Dornach, Dunagoil, terminus of ferry to Arran established 1684.

Sponsor: Buteshire Natural History Society

I Maclagan 1995

Field Visit (December 2003)

This site was noted during a coastal zone assessment survey undertaken by CFA Archaeology Ltd to characterise the state of coastal erosion and the threat it poses to cultural heritage sites. A gazetteer in the report included a note of existing records and new sites when discovered. Where the site was located, notes included condition, period/date and recommendations.

Commissioned by The Scape Trust and Firth of Clyde Forum on behalf of Historic Scotland.

Cressey and Johnson 2004

Aerial Photography (6 February 2009)

Field Visit (20 March 2009)

Port Dornach is a natural inlet situated at the S end of Dunagoil Bay. It has a shingle beach and there is no evidence for either a jetty or a slipway.

Visited by RCAHMS (GFG, AGCH) 20 March 2009.

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