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Strachur House

A Category B Listed Building in Strachur, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1691 / 56°10'8"N

Longitude: -5.0765 / 5°4'35"W

OS Eastings: 209094

OS Northings: 701648

OS Grid: NN090016

Mapcode National: GBR FDVD.TQ5

Mapcode Global: WH1K1.Z6TH

Entry Name: Strachur House

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352184

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18180

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Strachur

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Cowal

Parish: Strachur

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Begun c.1770 Georgian. 3 storeys and garret; 5 bays. Coursed rubble. (new harled) Piended slated roof with platform. Flat roofed dormers (modern). Central pavilion (pedimented; Palladian window at 2nd storey over modern projecting vestibule) Rear: Harled. Central bow-window with crenellated parapet) WINGS: Added c.1815. 2 storeys and garret; 2 bays. Cornice. INTERIOR: Good rooms and scale- and-platt stair.

Statement of Interest

Built for General John Campbell 17th of Strachur, C in C, North America. He was succeeded by his sister Janet wife of Colin Campbell of Ederline.

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