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Latitude: 56.0203 / 56°1'13"N
Longitude: -4.7744 / 4°46'27"W
OS Eastings: 227174
OS Northings: 684298
OS Grid: NS271842
Mapcode National: GBR 0C.SMDR
Mapcode Global: WH2LX.MYN3
Plus Code: 9C8Q26CG+46
Entry Name: Auchengare, Station Road, Rhu
Listing Name: Rhu Village, Station Road, Aughengare (Also Including "The Corner")
Listing Date: 18 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353903
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19526
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay gabled villa, rambling-plan with gabled verandah porch and wing to NE now forming separate dwelling. Sandstone and whinstone rubble with ashlar margins and dressings. Projecting eaves, exposed rafters and brackets.
SW (GARDEN) ELVATION: 2-storey, near-symmetrical. Bowed, 5-light window to ground outer right, square bay window to ground outer left, bipartite window at centre, relieving arch above. Bipartite windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor, breaking eaves in gablehead. Lower verandah porch to outer right, timber, gabled with trellised base, now glazed in.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: single storey, gabled trellised porch, now glazed-in. Steps up to gable entrance, modern door, formerly open verandah to left with gabled rubble bay to right. 3-bay main block behind, advanced broad bay to left, window at gablehead; lower gables to right. Timber tripartite window at ground outer right.
KITCHEN COURT: (now "The Corner") to rear; gatepiers with pyramidal caps into court; lean-to garage to right. Covered stair to left against rear M-gable of house. Wing to right, much altered, raised roof and new openings.
NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical; 3-bay main block with advanced 3-bay wing to NE. Broad gable to outer right, shouldered basement door; window immediately to left, window in gablehead. Gable off-centre to right at middle bay, window off-centre to left at ground. Broad bay to left, picture window at ground, probably originally bipartite window, single window at gablehead. Advanced block to NE, 3-bays, 2 symmetrical
gabled dormerheads, door at centre at ground and broader gabled bay to outer left, bipartite window; half-piend, single storey addition at ground.
Plate glass sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; coped, shouldered ridge stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
GATEPIERS: plain painted sandstone piers with shallow, corniced caps. Spear leaded railings.
Aughengare is shown on the 1st edition map. The house is now divided into 2 houses, Aughengare approached from Station Road and The Corner from NE.
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