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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Date Added
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
NS 25237 87155
225237, 687155


Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan house. Painted harl with sandstone margins and dressings. Base course, eaves band, quoin strips. Projecting bracketted eaves.

W ELEVATION: symmetrical. Deep-set door at centre, 4-panelled; flanking windows. Windows directly under eaves, symmetrically disposed.

S ELEVATION: windows at ground and 1st floor to outer right; lean-to modern greenhouse to outer right.

N ELEVATION: windows at ground and 1st floor to outer left; single storey lean-to stores attached to left.

4-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, rectangular, coped wallhead stacks, terracotta cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALL: high rubble boundary wall with semicircular coping encloses house from road at E.

Statement of Special Interest

Oakbank is shown on the 1st edition map.



OS 1st and 2nd edition maps, 1865, 1896.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

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

The statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

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