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Post Office And General Store, Tarbet

A Category C Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2043 / 56°12'15"N

Longitude: -4.7123 / 4°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 231852

OS Northings: 704614

OS Grid: NN318046

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.F3CG

Mapcode Global: WH2L5.LB80

Plus Code: 9C8Q673Q+P3

Entry Name: Post Office And General Store, Tarbet

Listing Name: Tarbet, Lochview and Post Office

Listing Date: 8 September 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331250

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB820

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Arrochar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

Tagged with: House Bed and breakfast

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Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house and single storey, L-plan former outbuildings, now post office and shop to outer left. Painted rubble with painted ashlar margins and dressings; quoin strips; base course; eaves band; advanced eaves.

S ELEVATION: pair of doors at centre, that at left 2-leaf boarded, that at right modern uPVC door. Broad flanking windows (4-pane sash and case windows to left, plate glass and top-hung window to right). Windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, directly under eaves (12-pane sash and case window at centre, 8-pane sash and case to right, plate glass and top-hung to left).

L-plan former outbuildings to left, 2-bay link block with modern uPVC door to right, 4-pane sash and case window to left; rectangular-plan gabled block aligned to right, door with canted window, modern multi- paned windows.

12-pane, 8-pane, 4-pane timber sash and case windows; plate glass top-hung upper panes, modern multi-paned windows. Grey and purple piended roof, lead flashings, red sandstone corniced wallhead stacks, octagonal cans. Grey slate roof with lead flashings for former outbuildings.

INTERIOR: not seen 1992.

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