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Easdale, North Jetty, Slate Slabs

Jetty (19th Century)

Site Name Easdale, North Jetty, Slate Slabs

Classification Jetty (19th Century)

Canmore ID 150654

Site Number NM71NW 2.02

NGR NM 73882 17089

NGR Description Centred NM 7388 1710

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilbrandon And Kilchattan
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Architecture Notes

Note: the items marked out as "gravestones" in the catalogue slips are in fact slate slabs, their function being to enable the stacking of slate loads. See RCAHMS Vol 2 Lorn, No 356.

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These slate slabs on end on the jetty/quayside may havebeen built as part of the harbour upgrade of c.1826. There were originally ten such compartments. This is where the slate awaiting to be loaded onto boats woud have been stacked according to size.

RCAHMS (1975)

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