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 33358 77984
233358, 677984


1864 villa with single storey service wing at rear. 2-storey, 3-bay, gabled, rectangular-plan block. Ashlar-fronted with stugged, squared and snecked pink sandstone; ashlar margins and dressings. Base course

SW (MAIN) ELEVATION: door at centre ground, now masked by timber gabled porch, half-glazed vestibule door; small window above. Corniced tripartite projecting window to outer right, scroll-flanked round- headed window at 1st floor; gablehead breaking eaves over. Gable to outer left, full-height canted bay, bracketed roof; blind arrowslit in gablehead; attached to later addition to outer left (listed separately).

SE ELEVATION: 2 windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor; single storey, half-piend roof block projecting at ground.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gable breaking over stained glass window at centre; round-headed window to left, window at ground; windows barred. Long single storey rubble service block. 4-pane timber sash and case windows; grey slate roof, red tile ridging; coped ashlar ridge stacks, circular cans.

Statement of Special Interest

The house was made a semi-detached villa by the addition of a further villa, Moorpark House, in 1892. Moorpark House and the former coach house, Moorpark, are listed separately.



F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p62.

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.

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 planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. For information about curtilage see Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. 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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