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Cardross, Geilston House, Stables

A Category C Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9691 / 55°58'8"N

Longitude: -4.663 / 4°39'46"W

OS Eastings: 233898

OS Northings: 678320

OS Grid: NS338783

Mapcode National: GBR 0H.WVVR

Mapcode Global: WH2MC.B7SC

Entry Name: Cardross, Geilston House, Stables

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 331680

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1182

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

Probably earlier 19th century, restored in early 20th century. Single storey, single storey and attic, L-plan block. Cement-rendered.

S ELEVATION: single storey and attic, rectangular-plan cottage,

3 closely-spaced bays symmetrically disposed with 4th blank bay to outer right. Bell-cast , gabled porch at centre, boarded door; flanking windows. Gabled dormerheads symmetrically disposed; plate glass rooflight at centre. Segmental-headed arch on right return gable, blocked as door; sandstone voussoir and surround, keystone. Link block to left attached to long, rectangular-plan block.

E ELEVATION: 7 bays; cement render with pink sandstone margins. Segmental-headed arch, now blocked with boarded door, to outer right; window to left; narrow piend-roofed porch, small windows to left.

3 outer left bays near-symmetrically disposed, margined boarded doors; gabled, slate-hung, hoist door at centre. Broad garage door on left return.

Graded grey slate bellcast roof with ashlar skews, moulded skewputts for cottage. Piend-roofed slate roof for outer range, lead flashings. 12-pane sash and case windows.

Rectangular-plan storage and piggery block attached to W. Rubble with droved red sandstone margins, corrugated-iron roof.

VEGETABLE GARDEN: large vegetable garden to W enclosed by hedges.

Statement of Interest

The stables are in a B Group with Geilston House and dovecot, both listed separately.

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