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Macharioch House

A Category B Listed Building in Southend, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3251 / 55°19'30"N

Longitude: -5.5715 / 5°34'17"W

OS Eastings: 173528

OS Northings: 609255

OS Grid: NR735092

Mapcode National: IRL Y4.JS11

Mapcode Global: GBR DGMM.W5H

Entry Name: Macharioch House

Listing Date: 28 August 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352382

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18342

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Southend

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: South Kintyre

Parish: Southend

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Re-building by George Devey 1874. Scottish style. Rambling. 2 storeys and attic. Harled. Gabled. Slate roofs. Skews; moulded skew-putts; gablets with ball-finials. 2-storey bay window, 4-storey square Tower with angle tower. 2 inserts on W. wall; 1 with ducal coronet and date '1874'; another with motto. N. wing, roofless, gutted.

Statement of Interest

Macharioch was property of MacDonalds of Sanda until acquired by MacDonald at Ballyshear, N Uist c.1790. Sold to Duchess of Argyll c.1870 and re-built as Argyll Dower House. Extensive additions and lodge (see separate listing) for the Marquess of Lorne, 1873-77. Converted into flats. North block has been reroofed with corrugated iron. Incorporates dwelling.

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