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Latitude: 56.0179 / 56°1'4"N
Longitude: -4.7757 / 4°46'32"W
OS Eastings: 227084
OS Northings: 684034
OS Grid: NS270840
Mapcode National: GBR 0C.ST9H
Mapcode Global: WH2LX.MZ2Y
Plus Code: 9C8Q269F+5P
Entry Name: Dalarne House And Orwell Lodge, Pier Road, Rhu
Listing Name: Rhu Village, Pier Road, Dalarne and Orwell Lodge with Gatepiers and Boundary Wall
Listing Date: 18 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353890
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19518
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Earlier 19th century with some later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay
near-symmetrical villa with later 4th bay addition to right. Rectangular-plan house. Cream painted harl with sandstone margins and dressings. Base course; quoin strips; raised cills. Projecting bracketted eaves.
SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay symmetrical block with taller advanced 4th bay addition to outer right. Door at centre of 3-bay block, stone steps and parapet; heavy, timber block pedimented doorcase, 2-leaf panelled door; window above. Symmetrical flanking bays. Advanced block to outer right, full-height, ashlar, projecting gabled tripartite window, chamfered reveals, breaking eaves at centre.
NE (REAR) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 3-bay block to left with advanced block and additions to right. Entrance in penultimate bay, boarded door, large plate glass fanlight. Advanced block to right with half-piend roofed addition advanced at ground left.
NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical 2-bay block with advanced wings to right and left. Door at centre with flanking windows; 2 windows at 1st floor. Block to right with single storey, flat-roofed extension. Door at centre of left return of single storey projection, flanking windows. Advanced block to outer left, modern flat-roofed extention with cast-iron balcony, large picture window; modern sliding doors at 1st floor.
SE ELEVATION: single storey, lean-to, timber, glazed porch/conservatory; 2-leaf, part-glazed door on SW side. 3 windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, that to outer left blind.
12-lying-pane glazing; 3-pane for projecting window on entrance front and on SE elevation; 10-pane sash and case window at rear. Grey slate piend and platform roof with lead flashings. Tall, corncied wallhead stacks, octagonal cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low rubble boundary wall with harl pointing, semi-circular coping. Small piers with drum cap.
The house is shown on the 1st edition map but was then named Dalavon. The house is now subdivided into 2 separate dwellings, Dalarne and Orwell Lodge.
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