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ARDLAMONT HOUSELB12046

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 20/07/1971

Location

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

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NR 98098 65712
  • Coordinates: 198098, 665712

Description

c.1820. Georgian. 2 storeys and basement. Harled.

Piended slated roof. Blocking course and cornice.

Pilasters at corners. Pilastered vestibule approached

by stair. Rear: Piended projecting bay; high round

arched door. WINGS (Remaining parts of earlier house):

Low. 2 storeys. Skew-gabled. Scrolled skew-putts.

With additions. False extra storey (crenellated) to

front.

Statement of Special Interest

Built for Major General John Lamont, 19th of Lamont.

Nearby the Ardlamont Murder took place in 1893.

Sold in the year by Major John Henry Lamont, 21st of

that ilk.

References

Bibliography

N.S.A.

T.S.A.

Groome H. McKechnie 'Lamont Clan' pp. 349-350 (ill.).

About Designations

Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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