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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
Plus Code: 9C7QX953+PV
Entry Name: The White House, Main Road, Cardross
Listing Name: Cardross, Main Road, the White House with Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 14 May 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331639
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1153
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Tagged with: House
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.
The White House was originally called Bainfield House.
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