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Listed Building

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site only. All other information in the record is not statutory.


Status: Designated


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  • Category: C
  • Date Added: 14/05/1971
  • Supplementary Information Updated: 23/02/1996


  • Local Authority: Argyll And Bute
  • Planning Authority: Argyll And Bute
  • Parish: Cardross

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 33898 78320
  • Coordinates233898, 678320


Probably earlier 19th century, restored in early 20th century. Single storey, single storey and attic, L-plan block. Cement-rendered.

S ELEVATION: single storey and attic, rectangular-plan cottage,

3 closely-spaced bays symmetrically disposed with 4th blank bay to outer right. Bell-cast , gabled porch at centre, boarded door; flanking windows. Gabled dormerheads symmetrically disposed; plate glass rooflight at centre. Segmental-headed arch on right return gable, blocked as door; sandstone voussoir and surround, keystone. Link block to left attached to long, rectangular-plan block.

E ELEVATION: 7 bays; cement render with pink sandstone margins. Segmental-headed arch, now blocked with boarded door, to outer right; window to left; narrow piend-roofed porch, small windows to left.

3 outer left bays near-symmetrically disposed, margined boarded doors; gabled, slate-hung, hoist door at centre. Broad garage door on left return.

Graded grey slate bellcast roof with ashlar skews, moulded skewputts for cottage. Piend-roofed slate roof for outer range, lead flashings. 12-pane sash and case windows.

Rectangular-plan storage and piggery block attached to W. Rubble with droved red sandstone margins, corrugated-iron roof.

VEGETABLE GARDEN: large vegetable garden to W enclosed by hedges.

Statement of Special Interest

The stables are in a B Group with Geilston House and dovecot, both listed separately.



F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p62.

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Listed Buildings

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest and these are selected according to criteria published in the, Annex 2, pp74-76.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

Enquiries relating to works to listed buildings should be made to the local authority in the first instance. Listed building consent is required for works which a local authority considers will affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest and local authorities also decide if listed building consent is required.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The local authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see

Legislation introduced on 1 October 2015 allows us to state that: an object or structure fixed to the listed building; any object or structure within the curtilage of the listed building; and, any part or feature of the listed building that is not of architectural or historic interest may be excluded from a listing. If part of your building is not listed under the new legislation, the part will be excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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