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Machrimore Smiddy, Smithy's House

A Category C Listed Building in Southend, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3239 / 55°19'26"N

Longitude: -5.6254 / 5°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 170107

OS Northings: 609304

OS Grid: NR701093

Mapcode National: IRL Y4.1SPJ

Mapcode Global: GBR DGHM.VFS

Entry Name: Machrimore Smiddy, Smithy's House

Listing Date: 29 June 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352381

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18341

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Parish: Southend

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Mid/later 19th century house, said to have been built for blacksmith. Single-storey and attic. Asymmetrical with 3-bay L-plan front, porch with lean-to roof at re-entrant angle. Rubble with ashlar rybats and

dressings - bipartites on ground floor; single-light attic opening in front gable with ashlar margins. Plate glass sashes. End and axial stacks. Slate roof unsympathetically cut back at eaves (probably broad- eaved originally with timber brackets). Enclosed by original 19th century iron fence and gate.

Statement of Interest

Associated range of single-storey rubble-built outbuildings are altered, but appear to incorporate an early structure. B Group with Smiddy.

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