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Millhose, Kames Gunpowder Works, Works Bell

Gateway (Period Unassigned), Bell

Site Name Millhose, Kames Gunpowder Works, Works Bell

Classification Gateway (Period Unassigned), Bell

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

Canmore ID 165308

Site Number NR97SE 24.16

NGR NR 9580 7071

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NR97SE 24.16 9580 7071

Formerly NR97SE 64

The works bell is of bronze with cast-iron supports. The bell hangs between two cast-iron dolphins with the wooden bell support held between the tails. The striker has rusted away, but the steel-wire rope is still attached. The bell itself measures about 395mm in diameter.

Visited by RCAHMS (MKO), 19 April 1988


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