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

CARDROSS, ARDOCHMORE, BARNLB1157

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 14/05/1971

Location

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

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NS 36283 76878
  • Coordinates: 236283, 676878

Description

Early 18th century with later repairs and alterations. Rectangular-plan barn to N of Ardoch Farm. Rubble with harl-pointing, red sandstone dressings. Moulded cornice. Crowstepped gables.

W ELEVATION: blocked door at centre, red sandstone margins, 3 narrow ventilation slits symmetrically disposed in 2 tiers to left; broad door slapped through to right, wooden lintel, ventilation slits in bay to outer right.

N AND S GABLES: broad gable with ventilation slits disposed symmetrically from ground to gablehead.

W ELEVATION: low blocked door off-centre to left, 3 bays to right, ventilation slits, window slapping at upper stage to right of door. Door opening to left, cement lintel, flanking ventilation slits.

Graded grey slate roof, lead flashings; console moulded skews.

Statement of Special Interest

The barn was formerly the offices of Old Ardoch House, the castle of the Bontine family, now demolished. The former walled garden of old Ardoch House is listed separately. Ardoch, a later house, is listed separately.

References

Bibliography

F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992) p57. NMRS Copy of proposed feuing plan of the estate of Ardoch.

About Designations

Listed Buildings

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