Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

RHU VILLAGE, PIER ROAD, DALARNE AND ORWELL LODGE WITH GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLLB19518

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
18/03/1994
Local Authority
Argyll And Bute
Planning Authority
Argyll And Bute
Parish
Rhu
NGR
NS 27084 84034
Coordinates
227084, 684034

Description

Earlier 19th century with some later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay

near-symmetrical villa with later 4th bay addition to right. Rectangular-plan house. Cream painted harl with sandstone margins and dressings. Base course; quoin strips; raised cills. Projecting bracketted eaves.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay symmetrical block with taller advanced 4th bay addition to outer right. Door at centre of 3-bay block, stone steps and parapet; heavy, timber block pedimented doorcase, 2-leaf panelled door; window above. Symmetrical flanking bays. Advanced block to outer right, full-height, ashlar, projecting gabled tripartite window, chamfered reveals, breaking eaves at centre.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 3-bay block to left with advanced block and additions to right. Entrance in penultimate bay, boarded door, large plate glass fanlight. Advanced block to right with half-piend roofed addition advanced at ground left.

NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical 2-bay block with advanced wings to right and left. Door at centre with flanking windows; 2 windows at 1st floor. Block to right with single storey, flat-roofed extension. Door at centre of left return of single storey projection, flanking windows. Advanced block to outer left, modern flat-roofed extention with cast-iron balcony, large picture window; modern sliding doors at 1st floor.

SE ELEVATION: single storey, lean-to, timber, glazed porch/conservatory; 2-leaf, part-glazed door on SW side. 3 windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, that to outer left blind.

12-lying-pane glazing; 3-pane for projecting window on entrance front and on SE elevation; 10-pane sash and case window at rear. Grey slate piend and platform roof with lead flashings. Tall, corncied wallhead stacks, octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low rubble boundary wall with harl pointing, semi-circular coping. Small piers with drum cap.

Statement of Special Interest

The house is shown on the 1st edition map but was then named Dalavon. The house is now subdivided into 2 separate dwellings, Dalarne and Orwell Lodge.

References

Bibliography

OS 1st edition map (25" Co Series), 1858.

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. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. 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.

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