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Latitude: 56.0457 / 56°2'44"N
Longitude: -4.8084 / 4°48'30"W
OS Eastings: 225174
OS Northings: 687201
OS Grid: NS251872
Mapcode National: GBR 09.R5RM
Mapcode Global: WH2LX.39KN
Entry Name: Shandon, Shore Road, Inverallt with Garden Pavilions, Boundary Wall and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 18 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352607
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18547
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Earlier 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, symmetrical,
rectangular-plan cottage. Rubble with painted ashlar sandstone
dressings and margins to main elevation and red sandstone margins to side elevations. Projecting eaves; base course; quoin strips.
SW ELEVATION: 3-bay; deep-set door at centre, 4-panelled door with painted blocked fanlight, inner half-glazed door. Flanking windows; gabled dormerheads symmetrically disposed. Modern wooden and glass flat- roofed conservatory to outer right.
SE ELEVATION: flat-roofed conservatory at ground; windows symmetrically disposed at gablehead.
NW ELEVATION: gable, window at ground left, 2 windows symmetrically disposed at gablehead.
12-lying-pane sash and case glazing. Grey slate roof; rendered, coped apex stacks with octagonal terracotta cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
GARDEN PAVILIONS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: circular-plan, garden pavilions at either end of sea boundary wall enclosing Inverallt and Inverallt Cottage. Rubble with harl pointing, timber eaves, conical slate roof with lead finial. Timber door and windows; 2-leaf, half-glazed, round-headed door facing into garden; round-headed, timber casement windows facing sea. Pavilion to NW full-height free-standing to sea, walls abut onto sides at garden elevation. Pavilion to SE corbelled on
seaward elevation, more projecting into garden. Boundary wall, rubble with alternating flat and semicircular coping.
GATEPIERS: substantial gatepiers of rubble with harl pointing, plain pyramidal caps.
Inverallt and the garden pavilions are shown on the 1st edition map but then site named Shandon Bank. Robert Napier, the marine engineer had a summer cottage at Shandon from 1833 prior to building West Shandon (now demolished). It is possible that this may have been Napier's cottage. Inverallt Cottage to the SE of Inverallt and within the same boundary is listed separately.
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