Listed Building

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2, 3, 4 AND 5 EASDALE ISLAND, INCLUDING GARDEN WALLS TO REARLB48055

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
28/08/1980
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Parish
Kilbrandon And Kilchattan
NGR
NM 73986 17028
Coordinates
173986, 717028

Description

Earlier 19th century. Single storey, rectangular-plan, terrace of improved cottages. Harled whinstone and slate rubble. Regular fenestration. Grey slates, lead flashing , regular coped stacks with clay cans.

NO 2: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay, originally 2 cottages, boarded door to 4th bay. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: boarded door to centre left. NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end. Plate glass timber sash and case windows. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

NO 3: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay, modern timber and glazed astragal door off centre right. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration, boarded door to far right. Modern 4-pane timber sash and case windows. INTERIOR: lathe and exposed beam ceiling to sitting room, shelved recess to NE gable wall, original 19th century range to centre. Small kitchen and bathroom to rear, bedroom to right.

NO 4: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay, originally 2 cottages, part of 2nd cottage absorbed by no5. Modern timber door with astragal glazing. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern flat-roofed extension across length of elevation. Modern timber casement windows. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

NO 5: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6-bay, originally 2 cottages, part of 2nd cottage absorbed by no 4. Regular 3-bay cottage to right with false timber door. Bays to left comprised of half cottage, with window tightly flanked by doors. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern pitched roof extension to left, large modern window to left. SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end. Small 4-pane timber sash and case windows to principal elevation. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

GARDEN WALLS: continuous slate rubble walling with rounded corners.

Statement of Special Interest

B Group with Easdale Island numbers: Habour Breastwork; 1; 8,100,6; Drill Hall; 9; 11,11A, 11B; 12; 12A; 13; 15; 32,18,19; 23; 29; 31,33A, 33; 24; 34,35; 41,42,43,44; 47; 48; 36; 50,51,52,53,54; Coalery; 55, ordered to follow the original numbering from east to west across Easdale Island, not in actual numeric order.

Terrace forms one side of a trapezoid square with opposite terrace, Nos 6 - 8; for further information on the island's cottages see separate listing for 1 Easdale Island.

References

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Information supplied by Easdale Island Folk Museum.

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)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

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