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Millhouse, Kames Gunpowder Works; Weighhouse

Post Office (20th Century), Weigh House (19th Century)

Site Name Millhouse, Kames Gunpowder Works; Weighhouse

Classification Post Office (20th Century), Weigh House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kames Powder Mill; Kames Mill (Gunpowder); Post Office

Canmore ID 165301

Site Number NR97SE 24.11

NGR NR 95833 70714

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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

Archaeology Notes

NR97SE 24.11 95833 70714

Formerly NR97SE 60

The now derelict weigh house for the gunpowder works, later used as the post office, is situated on the S side of the B8000 road. Built of brick with a slated roof, the entrance is at the NE end. One large window in three sections. A modern pedestal letter box stands outside.

Visited by RCAHMS, (MKO), 19 April 1988


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