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


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
West Dunbartonshire
Planning Authority
West Dunbartonshire
National Park
Loch Lomond And The Trossachs
NS 45171 87503
245171, 687503


Built 1804 with substantial modern alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house with rear wing forming L-plan. Render with painted ashlar marigns and dressings. Chamfred arrises; quoin strips.

S ELEVATION: narrow, corniced door at centre, panelled door, radiating fanlight. Flanking windows; windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, directly under eaves.

W ELEVATION: gable, 2 windows at ground, window to left at 1st floor, narrow window in gablhead; lower wing to left.

E ELEVATION: L-plan, door at ground off-centre ot left, windows at ground, 1st floor to outer left; window to outer right at 1st floor.

uPVC top hopper windows; modern tiles; rendered apex stacks with sandstone coping, octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: simple interior, some alteration.

OUTBUILIDNGS: U-plan outbuilding range; comprising 2 rectangular-plan gabled wings with lean-to link block. Rubble with harl-pointing; ashlar coping.

N ELEVATION: original entrance to court demolished, flanking gables. Gable to left with blocked window at ground, blind cruciform arrowslit in gablehead; single window at left of left retun. Gable to right with door at ground left, barred window at centre, blind arrowslit in gablehead; barred window to left of right return, 2 doors symmetrically disposed to right.

S ELEVATION: gables to outer left and right, wall at centre with opening to right of centre; window in gablehead of outer right gable.

COURTYARD: various openings, some enlarged. Grey slate roof, red sandstone ashlar skews.

BOTHY: rectangular-plan block immediately to N of outbuildings;

2 boarded doors, letterbox fanlight. Grey slate roof.

BOUNDARY WALL: portion of rubble boundary wall with semi-circular coping survives to W.

Statement of Special Interest

The manse would benefit from having the original slate roof and windows replaced, returning it to traditional integrity. The adjacent parish church is listed separately.



OS 1st edition map, 1864.

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.

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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