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Bute, Ardmaleish

Boat Yard (Period Unassigned), Boathouse (Period Unassigned), Slipway (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Bute, Ardmaleish

Classification Boat Yard (Period Unassigned), Boathouse (Period Unassigned), Slipway (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Boatbuilding Yard And Slipway

Canmore ID 302609

Site Number NS06NE 180

NGR NS 0768 6906

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish North Bute
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Buteshire

Archaeology Notes

NS06NE 180 0768 6906.

This working boat yard, which comprises large modern sheds, slipways and an extensive storage yard, was not recorded in detail on the date of visit. A single boat house is depicted here on the 2nd edition of the 25-inch map (Argyllshire and Buteshire 1897, Sheet CXCIV.SW). Nine roofed buildings and three slipways are depicted on the 3rd edition of the 25-inch map and annotated ‘Bute Slip Dock (Yacht and Boatbuilding Yard)’ surveyed in 1915 (Argyllshire and Buteshire 1924, Sheet CXCIV.SW).

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 15 January 2010.

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Desk Based Assessment (15 January 2010)

This working boat yard, which comprises large modern sheds, slipways and an extensive storage yard, was not recorded in detail on the date of visit. A single boat house is depicted here on the 2nd edition of the 25-inch map (Argyllshire and Buteshire 1897, Sheet CXCIV.SW). Nine roofed buildings and three slipways are depicted on the 3rd edition of the 25-inch map and annotated ‘Bute Slip Dock (Yacht and Boatbuilding Yard)’ surveyed in 1915 (Argyllshire and Buteshire 1924, Sheet CXCIV.SW).

Information from RCAHMS (GFG) 15 January 2010.

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