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Crinan, 1, 2 Harbour House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0879 / 56°5'16"N

Longitude: -5.5655 / 5°33'55"W

OS Eastings: 178280

OS Northings: 694070

OS Grid: NR782940

Mapcode National: GBR DDMM.KHT

Mapcode Global: WH0J2.H70T

Entry Name: Crinan, 1, 2 Harbour House

Listing Date: 15 November 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353436

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19142

Building Class: Cultural

Location: North Knapdale

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Parish: North Knapdale

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century in appearance, and probably built as prt of pyroligneous acid works alongside. Now (1989) 2 houses, though it may have been a tenement originally. Symmetrical large 3-storeyed gabled block with big end stacks, 4 bays, the inner 2 paired and with lean-to double porch at ground; rubble, ashlar cills and lintels, harled flanks, slate roof. Sash windows, mostly 12-pane glazing pattern, top floor bipartites (probably an alteration) with timber mullions and plate glass sashes. Rear elevation is also symmetrical, paired inner doors approached by steps.

Statement of Interest

There is a tradition that the buildings formed part of the canal works, and so dates from the early 19th century. Another tradition links Telford's name to the building, but there is no evidence of this in the NMRS.

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