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Arrochar, Church Road, the Steadings

A Category C Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1962 / 56°11'46"N

Longitude: -4.7446 / 4°44'40"W

OS Eastings: 229808

OS Northings: 703793

OS Grid: NN298037

Mapcode National: GBR 0D.FN29

Mapcode Global: WH2L5.2JX7

Entry Name: Arrochar, Church Road, the Steadings

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331262

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB830

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Arrochar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Loch Lomond And Trossachs National Park Planning Authority

Dated 1774 and 1776 with modern reconstruction and alterations. U-plan former steading, now converted to housing. Rubble with harl and cement harl pointing; ashlar margins and dressings; reconstituted stone margins.

NE (PRINCIPAL COURTYARD) RANGE: 7 bay taller range. Moulded cornices to outer doors; modern boarded doors, windows, alternating modern rooflights.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular openings; 1 door, 2 loft windows under eaves.

RETURNS: tall gable, round-headed cart arches at centre, now infilled as window; narrow round-headed window in gablehead; apex pedestal and ball finial, 1774 datestone. Gable on SE elevation with 1776 datestone.

NW RANGE: CHURCH ROAD ELEVATION: 4 bays near-symmetrically disposed,

4 large slate-hung dormers symmetrically disposed. Courtyard Elevation: 6 bays disposed as 3 bay house, door at centre, flanking windows, 2 dormers symmetrically disposed. Gable with round-headed window to outer left.

SE RANGE: courtyard elevation 5 bay with 2 slate-hung dormers symmetrically disposed. 4 bay rear range; gable with round-headed window to outer right.

Modern plate glass windows. Grey slate roof with modern rooflights. Ashlar coping to skews and skewputts; tall coped apex stacks; ridge stacks.

Statement of Interest

The former steading served Inverioch/ Arrochar House (now the Claymore Hotel - see separate listing).

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