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Inveraray Castle Estate, Dun Na Cuaiche, Tower

Tower (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inveraray Castle Estate, Dun Na Cuaiche, Tower

Classification Tower (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Duniquaich; Duniquiache; Duniquich; Inveraray Castle Policies

Canmore ID 23632

Site Number NN11SW 1

NGR NN 10034 10124

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/23632

Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NN11SW 1 10034 10124

(NN 1003 1012) Tower (NR)

OS 6" map, Argyll, 2nd ed., (1900)

1748. Roger Morris, architect; William Douglas, mason. 'Gothick' folly. Square, 1 storey and basement. Rubble, domed, aperture at top. Doorway; 2 pointed unglazed windows. Apsidal recess at basement. Stone floor.

HBD No. 21

Recently damaged by lightning.

M Campbell and M Sandeman 1964.

As described. Not an antiquity.

Visited by OS (D W R) 21 March 1973.

Architecture Notes

Duniquaich Water Tower.

Architect:

James Adam, 1756-1757 - attribution.

Duniquaich - Fountainhead.

Precise location of fountainhead uncertain at time of upgrade, 6.3.2000

Architect:

John Adam (attribution), 1747-1748.

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