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Islay, Kepolls

Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Kiln (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Sheepfold (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Islay, Kepolls

Classification Farmstead (Period Unassigned), Kiln (Period Unassigned)(Possible), Sheepfold (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Kepollsmore

Canmore ID 79762

Site Number NR36NE 71

NGR NR 3807 6609

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Killarow And Kilmeny
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR36NE 71 3807 6609

(NR 3806 6610) This farmstead is situated 200m W of Kepolls and comprises the stone footings of three buildings, a kiln, and associated enclosures. It is shown as unroofed on the first edition of the OS 6-inch map (Islands of Islay and Jura, Argyllshire, 1882, sheet 198).

Visited by RCAHMS (SPH) September 1993

A farmstead comprising four unroofed buildings, one of which is a long building, one unroofed structure, which may be a kiln, and two enclosures, one of which is annotated as a Sheepfold, is depicted on the OS 1st edition 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1867, sheet cxcviii). Two unroofed buildings and one unroofed circular structure are shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1981).

Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 30 October 1998

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