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Luss, Camstraddan Quarries

Slate Quarry(S) (Post Medieval)

Site Name Luss, Camstraddan Quarries

Classification Slate Quarry(S) (Post Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Slate Quarry

Canmore ID 42538

Site Number NS39SE 18

NGR NS 358 918

NGR Description Centred NS 358 918

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Luss
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS39SE 18 358 918

Camstraddan Quarries

(disused) [NAT]

(centred NS 354 920)

OS 1:10,000 map, 1976.

NS 358 918. Slate quarries are recorded at Luss in 1796.

RCAHMS 1978

OSA 1791-9.

The 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Dumbartonshire 1864, sheet x) shows the Camstraddan Quarries and their associated spoil tips spread over an area of about 8ha, centred on NS 3550 9200.

Information from RCAHMS (SDB) 3 February 2000

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