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Cardross, Ardoch Gardens

A Category C Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9535 / 55°57'12"N

Longitude: -4.6263 / 4°37'34"W

OS Eastings: 236121

OS Northings: 676498

OS Grid: NS361764

Mapcode National: GBR 0J.XYH1

Mapcode Global: WH2MC.XM5B

Entry Name: Cardross, Ardoch Gardens

Listing Date: 8 September 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331646

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1158

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cardross

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Possibly late 18th century; with earlier to mid 19th century walled garden at SE corner directly behind cottage. Large, rectangular-plan area enclosed by rubble wall; partly rebuilt and buttressed on exterior; large segmental-headed door, now blocked on S wall.

Later walled garden built within larger walled garden at SE corner; possibly vegetable garden to cottage. Rubble wall with staged red sandstone margined doors on E wall. Brick interior lining against S wall, raggle of former greenhouses. Doors on W wall also.

Statement of Interest

The gardens formerly belonged gardens of Ardoch House, now demolished. The barn to N of Ardochmore Farm, part of the offices of Ardoch House are listed separately. The later Ardoch House is listed separately.

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