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Stuckgowan Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1887 / 56°11'19"N

Longitude: -4.6985 / 4°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 232636

OS Northings: 702837

OS Grid: NN326028

Mapcode National: GBR 0G.G0FL

Mapcode Global: WH2L5.SQS2

Entry Name: Stuckgowan Cottage

Listing Date: 8 September 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331302

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB863

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Arrochar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century with modern additions Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan cottage, with Tudor detailing; modern addition of outer right and left flanking bays. Red sandstone ashlar with ashlar margins and dressings; modern additions in pink masonry with efflorescence; on falling ground to S, high concrete base. Base course, hoodmoulds; Tudor-arched windows, chamfered reveals; raised cills. Projecting eaves, exposed rafters.

N (MAIN) ELEVATION: 3-bay original cottage with flanking outer bays in sympathetic style. Entrance bay at centre slightly advanced, Tudor-arched entrance, 2-leaf boarded doors, hoodmould; flanking windows, hoodmoulds. Outer flanking bays slightly advanced, Tudor- arched windows, no hoodmoulds.

E ELEVATION: 2-bay modern addition, window to right large; roof carried on cat-slide to left.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-bay; half-piend roofed jamb at centre.

Timber transomed and mullioned casement windows; metal top-hung windows; plate glass picture window. Grey slate roof with lead flashings; shouldered coped octagonal sandstone stacks, decorative octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1994.

Statement of Interest

Stuckgowan Cottage was the former lodge to Stuckgowan House, now separated by the A82. Stuckgowan House is listed separately.

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