Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NM 69516 43313
169516, 743313


1879, probably Samuel Barham. Pair 2-storey, 2-bay

semi-detached estate cottages, all rendered concrete.

Entrances in east and west gables, each under slated canopy.

Similar canopy runs continuously across paired centre

tripartites in south (front) elevation. Substantial paired

gablets with bipartites in centre of south elevation; similar

window in 1st floor east and west gables, under hoodmoulds;

multi-pane glazing. Single centre stack with battery of

flues; slate roofs project over deep bracketted eaves.

Single storey service buildings to rear with similar deeply

glazing slated roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

Built as gardener's and trapper's cottages. Old Ardtornish

House (demolished 1907) stood on rise to west of Ardtornish

Bay; cottages stand by shore. Semi-circular tidal fish trap

survives close to cottages.



Philip Gaskell, MORVERN TRANSFORMED (1968, 2nd ed. 1980), pp.

91, 131, 170.

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