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Rhu Village, Church Road, 1-6, Ardwell Place

A Category B Listed Building in Rhu, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0171 / 56°1'1"N

Longitude: -4.7804 / 4°46'49"W

OS Eastings: 226785

OS Northings: 683954

OS Grid: NS267839

Mapcode National: GBR 0C.SS21

Mapcode Global: WH2M3.J1T1

Entry Name: Rhu Village, Church Road, 1-6, Ardwell Place

Listing Date: 18 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353844

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19496

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rhu

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Rhu

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, symmetrical 5-bay, rectangular-plan pair of houses. Rubble with red sandstone ashlar margins and dressings. Quoin strips; stop-chamfered reveals. Gabled bipartite dormerheads. Projecting eaves, timber eaves cornice.

W ELEVATION: 5 bays. Bays to outer left and right with bipartite

windows symmetrically disposed to each floor; dormerheads above.

3 bays grouped at centre under gable breaking eaves. Window at centre at ground, blind window at 1st floor, blind round-headed window in gablehead. Door to each house to right and left of centre bay; plain architraves with entablature, 4-panelled door with rectangular plate glass fanlight (door to right modern). Windows symmetrically placed at 1st floor.

E ELEVATION: 5 asymmetrical bays. Modern, flat-roofed concrete

extension at centre; iron forestair to 1st floor.

5-lying-pane glazing; plate glass windows for right dormerhead; some replacement windows at rear. Grey slate roof; broad, rendered and coped ridge stack; flue and breast projecting at right gable.

Statement of Interest

The houses are shown on the 1st edition map and have an important location at the heart of Rhu village. The adjoining cottage, Greenside, is listed separately.

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