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West Lodge, Camis Eskan House

A Category B Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 55.995 / 55°59'42"N

Longitude: -4.7049 / 4°42'17"W

OS Eastings: 231397

OS Northings: 681311

OS Grid: NS313813

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.VC0M

Mapcode Global: WH2M4.PKSZ

Plus Code: 9C7QX7WW+22

Entry Name: West Lodge, Camis Eskan House

Listing Name: Colgrain, Camis Eskan West Lodge with Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 May 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331620

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1138

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200331620

Location: Cardross

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Parish: Cardross

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

Tagged with: Gatehouse

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Probably David Hamilton, 1840 with some modern additions. Single storey, rectangular-plan, lodge. Ashlar with ashlar margins and dressings; chamfered reveals. Base course; eaves band; advanced eaves on paired brackets; pilaster quoins.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: advanced entrance bay with shallow gabled porch carried on Doric columns; blank shield in gablehead; modern door with plate glass letterbox fanlight; narrow windows on returns. Transomed and mullioned windows in outer bays.

SW ELEVATION: block to left with bow window at centre of 3 windows divided by pilasters. 2-bay polygonal block slightly recessed to right. Modern timber and glass flat-roofed addition recessed to outer right.

E ELEVATION: gable breaking eaves over transomed and mullioned window at centre, modern rendered lean-to garage block abutting to outer left.

Plate glass and 4-pane timber sash and case windows; grey slate roof, lead flashings; central corniced sandstone ridge stacks, octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1994.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIER: broad ashlar pier, guilloche panel; corbelled cornice, stepped cap. Modern cast-iron railings to left; rubble dwarf wall with semicircular coping to right.

Statement of Interest

This was a former lodge to Camis Eskan. Camis Eskan, the East lodge, dovecot and walled garden are listed separately.

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