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Latitude: 56.1039 / 56°6'13"N
Longitude: -4.8432 / 4°50'35"W
OS Eastings: 223271
OS Northings: 693764
OS Grid: NS232937
Mapcode National: GBR 08.MHXR
Mapcode Global: WH2LH.KVX2
Entry Name: Portincaple, the Shore, Inverallt
Listing Date: 1 May 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353840
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19492
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Eric A Sutherland, 1900. Single storey and attic, asymmetrical,
gabled Arts and Crafts cottage. Rectangular-plan with later conservatory porch entrance to NW. White-painted harl with
red sandstone dressings and margins. Crowstepped gable to NW. Exposed rafters.
NW (SEA) ELEVATION: 3 irregular bays. Advanced, crowstepped gable to outer right. Obliquely projecting bipartite window to corner (timber mullion), battered base, bracketted timber canopy; similar window at corner of SW elevation. Bipartite symmetrically disposed at gablehead. Entrance at centre, now glazed in with lean-to timber conservatory; base original harled wall with rubble semicircular coping; steps at right return. 2-storey, canted, engagaed, battlemented bastion to
outer left, red sandstone coping; windows symmetrically disposed at ground and 1st floor on each facet.
SW ELEVATION: broad gable with obliquely projecting bipartite window at outer left corner (answering that of NW elevation); timber mullion, bracketted canopy, battered base. 2 windows grouped off-centre to right at ground. 3 windows grouped slightly off-centre to left at gablehead; timber eaves.
SE ELEVATION: 3 asymmetrical bays. Small window at ground to outer left bay (bay disposed towards centre); large stair window breaking eaves above (sash and case with bordered glazing pattern). Window at principal floor to right of centre; small window to outer right. Timber, gabled dormer off-centre to right; asymmetrical, half- shouldered stack to right; small skylights.
NE ELEVATION: asymmetrical gable; door and narrow plate glass paired windows at ground left, larger window to ground outer right; 2 windows off-centre at gable; arrowslit at gablehead. Semi-buttressed, slightly projecting flue stack to outer right.
6-pane over plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate roof with lead flashings; semi-shouldered, tall red sandstone ashlar coped stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
The cottage was built for Mrs W A R Jex Long. The drawings are in the possession of the owner.
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