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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: 23/02/1996


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

National Grid Reference

  • NGRNS 34812 77393
  • Coordinates234812, 677393


Late 19th century. Single storey, T-plan lodge with later addition at rear. Stugged, squared and snecked rubble, with stugged red sandstone margins and some polished ashlar dressings. Base course.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gabled arcaded loggia porch advanced at centre; paired Romanesque arches spring from centre colonnette; red sandstone blind oculus in gablehead; oculi on returns; inner modern door. Windows in flanking in outer bays.

N ELEVATION: gable; bipartite at centre, terracotta plaque in gablehead.

Plate glass, timber sash and case windows; grey slate roof, lead flashings; squat ridge stack;

GATES, GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: red sandstone ashlar square gatepiers, domed caps with studded ball finials; small pedestrian gate to right. Squared whinstone curved quadrant wall with ashlar slab coping. Arrowhead cast-iron gates (drive and pedestrian).

Statement of Special Interest

The lodge is the lodge of Auchinfore House, which is listed separately. The lodge and gates are later in date than the house.



F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p60. Arthur F Jones CARDROSS: THE VILLAGE IN DAYS GONE BY (1981), p17.

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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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