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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353874
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19509
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
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.
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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