Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

15-17 (ODD NOS) LONGROW, HARDWARE STORESLB43103

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
28/08/1980
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Burgh
Campbeltown
NGR
NR 71875 20466
Coordinates
171875, 620466

Description

Early 19th century. 3-storey, 2-bay symmetrical tenement at N end of terrace. Smooth rendered and painted principal front with roughcast N gable and rear elevation.

Base course, central entrance door with flanking rectangular shop windows. Outer left end of principal front set back slightly with shopfront cornice from adjacent building overlapping, partially chamfered corner to pend at right. Projecting cills, droved ashlar margins to N elevation.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-bay gable end, windows at ground and 1st floor at centre and outer left, small square window in gablehead to right of centre.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: apsidal stair tower projecting.

12-pane timber sash and case windows, 2-pane plate glass shopfront windows. Modern windows at 1st floor and 12-pane timber sash and case at 2nd floor of gable, matching glazing to rear elevation. 2-leaf timber wide-boarded storm doors at shopfront, 2-leaf panelled inner door with round-arched glazed uppers. 6-panel flush-beaded timber door to stair tower. Grey slate roof with cast-iron rooflights, profiled gutter returned at N elevation, cast-iron downpipe with decorative hopper. Broad roughcast multi-flue apex stacks, coped with circular cans, mutual S stack, dressed margins at corners of N stack, skew copes.

Statement of Special Interest

This building is an important part of the fabric of Longrow and the grouping of the adjacent tenement and that to the N of the Clydesdale Bank.

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About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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