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Rhu Village, Gareloch Road/Church Road Upper Craigvad with Boundary Wall and Railing

A Category C Listed Building in Rhu, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0169 / 56°1'0"N

Longitude: -4.7803 / 4°46'49"W

OS Eastings: 226791

OS Northings: 683933

OS Grid: NS267839

Mapcode National: GBR 0C.SS3D

Mapcode Global: WH2M3.J1W5

Entry Name: Rhu Village, Gareloch Road/Church Road Upper Craigvad with Boundary Wall and Railing

Listing Date: 18 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353874

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19509

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rhu

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Rhu

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Early 20th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house. White-painted harl with painted ashlar margins and dressings.

Projecting eaves, exposed rafters; raised cills.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3 symmetrical bays. Door at centre with flanking canted windows, bridged at centre by timber porch canopy and united by half-piend, slate roof. Windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, single window at centre, tripartite windows to outer left and right.

W ELEVATION: wallhead stack at centre; windows symmetrically disposed to outer left, blank to right. Small, half-piend, porch-door at re-entrant angle, boarded with 3-pane upper light.

6-pane over plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate piend and platformed roof; tall, harled and sandstone coped wallhead stacks; round terracotta cans.

BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS: low rubble wall with ashlar slab coping, stepped to W, with arrowhead railings.

Statement of Interest

The house is built upon the site of Rhu schoolhouse, but dates from the early 20th century. It holds a prominent site in the village.

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