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Rhu Village, Hall Road, the Anchorage

A Category C Listed Building in Rhu, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.019 / 56°1'8"N

Longitude: -4.7819 / 4°46'54"W

OS Eastings: 226704

OS Northings: 684164

OS Grid: NS267841

Mapcode National: GBR 0B.SZNR

Mapcode Global: WH2LX.JZ45

Entry Name: Rhu Village, Hall Road, the Anchorage

Listing Date: 18 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353881

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19512

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rhu

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Rhu

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, symmetrical,

rectangular-plan cottage. Coursed rubble with polished pink sandstone margins and dressings, harl-pointed side elevations incorporating unusual large rubble blocks. Base course; long and short ashlar quoins; stop-chamfered arrises to margins. Shoulder- arched openings, round-headed timber frames to windows at 1st floor. Projecting eaves, exposed rafters.

N ELEVATION: door at centre, 4-panelled, plate glass fanlight;

flanking bipartites. Broad, gabled bipartite dormerheads, floral

medallions at centre of gablehead; small, round-headed dormer at centre, lead roof.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: broad gable, windows at ground and 1st floor to rear; helm-roofed single, storey addition at rear.

Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate roof, overhanging eaves; broad, corniced sandstone stacks with octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

Statement of Interest

The Anchorage is shown on the 2nd edition map. It is a good example of the village cottage villa architecture, along with neighbouring Gare Cottage.

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