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Barbreck House

A Category A Listed Building in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2007 / 56°12'2"N

Longitude: -5.4984 / 5°29'54"W

OS Eastings: 183086

OS Northings: 706403

OS Grid: NM830064

Mapcode National: GBR DDTB.66W

Mapcode Global: WH0HJ.HDXV

Entry Name: Barbreck House

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336311

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4996

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Craignish

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Dated 1790. Georgian. 3 storeys. Rendered front and rear; harled ends; piended slate roof; piended dormers at ends.

Projecting central pavilion: ashlar; pediment; coat of arms, motto, date 1790 urns at vertex and corners; moulded eaves course; string course; prominent quoins. Projecting central pavilion at rear: pediment; panel inscribed "Major General John Campbell of Barbreck and Janet Colquhoun, his spouse, 1790". Also, piended wing.

Fine interiors: good staircase chimney-pieces, moulded plaster ceilings

and friezes.

Two 1-storey gabled offices to N. and S; urns; oculi; Palladian windows; linked to main block by screen walls; blind segmental arches FARM-STEADING: Around yard at rear. 1 storey and loft; rubble; piended slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Domestic. Formerly the seat of Campbells of Barbreck and of Achanduin (in Lismore). Built for Major General John Campbell.

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