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Cardross, Main Road, the White House with Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9594 / 55°57'33"N

Longitude: -4.6453 / 4°38'42"W

OS Eastings: 234962

OS Northings: 677199

OS Grid: NS349771

Mapcode National: GBR 0J.XDF0

Mapcode Global: WH2MC.MG5T

Entry Name: Cardross, Main Road, the White House with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331639

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1153

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cardross

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Parish: Cardross

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Late 18th-early 19th century with substantial later 19th century additions. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan block with 2-bay block adjoining at angle to outer right. Painted harl with painted ashlar margins and dressings.

SW (MAIN) ELEVATION: original 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical block with later wooden gabled porch at centre, slate roof; windows symmetrically disposed under eaves at 1st floor, that at centre narrower; 2 cast-iron rooflights symmetrically disposed. Later 19th century addition slightly recessed to right, single storey and attic with narrow gabled bay to corner. 2 windows at ground with gabled dormer breaking eaves at centre; narrow gabled bay to corner, bipartite at ground, round-headed window to gabled dormer breaking eaves over.

NW (GABLE) ELEVATION: broad gable with narrow window at 1st floor right.

SE ELEVATION: window at centre ground, dormerhead window breaking eaves above.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to original house; 4-pane casement with 2-pane top-hopper elsewhere. Grey slate roof with red terracotta ridging; coped harled apex stacks with circular terracotta cans; ashlar coping to skews.

BOUNDARY WALL: low rubble wall with harl-pointing, rising to higher wall with semicircular coping at N end.

Statement of Interest

The White House was originally called Bainfield House.

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