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Latitude: 55.9598 / 55°57'35"N
Longitude: -4.5917 / 4°35'29"W
OS Eastings: 238310
OS Northings: 677119
OS Grid: NS383771
Mapcode National: GBR 0L.XDFY
Mapcode Global: WH3NJ.FGQH
Plus Code: 9C7QXC55+W8
Entry Name: Centre Block, N Range, Stable Courtyard, Dalmoak House
Listing Name: Renton, Dalmoak House, Stable Courtyard and Walled Garden
Listing Date: 8 September 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 331653
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1161
Building Class: Cultural
County: West Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Leven
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
1866-69. Single storey and attic, U-plan, stable block. Stugged, squared and snecked sandstone; base course; eaves cornice; arrowslit and gunloop details; chamfered reveals; crowstepped gables.
SE (MAIN) ELEVATION: 5 near-symmetrical bays. Narrow crowstepped gable breaking eaves at centre, dovecot in gablehead, 11 flightholes; small window below at attic. 3 windows regularly disposed at centre, arrowslits in between. Broad, crowstepped gables in outer bays; gable to outer right, window at centre ground, flanked by arrowslits, gunloop slits, narrow lancet in gablehead. Door and window at ground outer left gable.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gatepiers with tall screen walls linking with outer gables enclosing court; tall, octagonal ashlar pier; faceted candlesnuffer caps with ball finials; high squared and snecked rubble walls with ashlar saddleback coping adjoining outer gables. Crowstepped gables with shouldered apex stacks. Door at centre of gable to outer left, round-arched ventilation light above; boarded door with blocked fanlight. Window at centre ground outer right gable, small window to right; round-arched ventilation slit in gablehead.
REAR ELEVATION: gable to outer right, door at centre flanked by
INNER RANGE: 3 closely grouped segmental-headed arches; gabled wooden dormers. Left range, 6 narrow bays, crowstepped gabled hoist door breaking eaves over door at penultimate left bay; 3 flightholes in gablehead. Right range: 3 doors to right, narrow flight opening to left with perch; gabled wooden dormer.
WALLED GARDEN: walled garden adjoining stable block to left. Tall rubble wall with ashlar slab coping; SE wall consists of low boundary wall with high cast-iron railings. Door with ashlar margins in SW wall.
Dalmoak House was built by James Aitken, an Ulster merchant. The house, South Lodge and walled garden gatepiers are listed separately.
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