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Campbeltown, Lochend Street, Lochhead Distillery

Distillery (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Campbeltown, Lochend Street, Lochhead Distillery

Classification Distillery (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Lochend Distillery

Canmore ID 144330

Site Number NR72SW 130

NGR NR 7183 2087

NGR Description Centred NR 7183 2087

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Campbeltown
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Architecture Notes

NR72SW 130.00 centred 7183 2087

NR72SW 130.01 NR 71781 20796 Bonded Warehouse

Campbeltown, Lochend Street, Lochend Distillery.


Sources: Campbeltown Town Council

Dean of Guild Court: Plans

DC1/9 56 26 Apr 1899

Kilns, grain lofts, warehouses, etc. at Lochhead Distillery Lochend Street for J. B. Sherriff & Co. Ltd., distillers.

H. E. Clifford, architect, Glasgow.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

The distillery has now been demolished and a TESCO store stands on the site. The bonded warehouse (NR72SW 130.01) still stands, but is unroofed.

Visited by RCAHMS (DE, JM), 25 September 2009.


Watching Brief (29 November 2010 - 9 May 2011)

NR 71865 20845 A watching brief was undertaken 29 November 2010–9 May 2011 during pipe-laying works associated with the upgrading of three sections of sewerage pipeline. Features of archaeological interest were identified in two sections. To the SE four walls, one relating to the Old Quay and two to an earlier shoreline were recorded along with 18th- / 19th-century building remains. A number of artefacts of similar date including pottery and glass were also recovered. A well, walls and other features associated with the 19th-century Kinloch Distillery were also recorded to the NW.

Archive: RCAHMS (intended)

Funder: Black and Veatch

GUARD, 2010-2011


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