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Renton, Dalmoak House, Mains Lodge with Gates, Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Leven, West Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9574 / 55°57'26"N

Longitude: -4.5887 / 4°35'19"W

OS Eastings: 238483

OS Northings: 676845

OS Grid: NS384768

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.XM3V

Mapcode Global: WH3NJ.HJ3B

Entry Name: Renton, Dalmoak House, Mains Lodge with Gates, Gatepiers and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 8 September 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331656

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1163

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cardross

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Leven

Parish: Cardross

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

1866-1869, with later piend-roofed abutting at rear. Single storey, rectangular-plan castellated Tudor gothic lodge; stugged squared and snecked ashlar with ashlar margins and dressings; rendered addition. Crenellated, billeted parapet rising into round-headed panels at intervals. Hoodmoulds, labelstops.

S (MAIN) ELEVATION: 3-bay original block with piend-roofed later addition to left. Main lodge with 2 windows symmetrically disposed to right, parapet raised over centre window, monogram. Canted bay to left in slightly advanced bay with curved corners.

E (ROAD) ELEVATION: plaque depicting Greek cross and shield at centre, hoodmould; corbelled stack breaking blocking course.

uPVC top-hopper windows. Slate roof, lead flashings. Tall ridge and wallhead stacks with rounded corners and crenellated coping.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

GATES GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: gate at centre framed by pedestrian gates. Circular pier with corbelled crenellated caps; ring band. Squat square-plan terminating piers.

GATES: finialled cast-iron gates with gilded tips.

BOUNDARY WALL: squared and snecked, stepped rubble wall with harl/ cement pointing; ashlar gablet coping.

Statement of Interest

Dalmoak House was built by James Aitken. The house, stables, walled garden and W gatepiers are listed separately.

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