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Latitude: 56.0159 / 56°0'57"N
Longitude: -4.7671 / 4°46'1"W
OS Eastings: 227613
OS Northings: 683788
OS Grid: NS276837
Mapcode National: GBR 0C.SWKZ
Mapcode Global: WH2M3.R15Y
Plus Code: 9C8Q268M+95
Entry Name: Hazelwood House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu
Listing Name: Rhu Village, Torwoodhill Road, 'Hazelwood' Including Motor House Incorporating Former Stable, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 18 March 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353910
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19530
Building Class: Cultural
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Lomond North
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Probably circa 1830s in origin, largely remodelled in Arts and Crafts style late 19th century. 2-storey, 4-bay, rectangular-plan, asymmetrical, gabled villa. White- painted harl with red sandstone margins and dressings; mock half-timbering and red tile-hanging. Ashlar quoin strips.
MAIN ELEVATION: 4-bay main block with lower conservatory wing to outer left. 2 bays at centre of main block over raised basement. Gabled, timber porch reached via stone stair in penultimate bay to right; square dormer above. Outer right bay with timber transomed and mullioned window at ground, gabled dormerhead above. Full- height, canted gabled window to left of porch; timber rusticated, loggia-type basement; cast-iron railings; transomed and mullioned timber ground floor window, tile-hung 1st floor, bipartite window. Broad, advanced
bay to outer left, canted, quadripartite ground floor window, deep base course, curved sides; jettied, tile- hung 1st floor, canted 1st floor window on timber consoles; half-timbering at gablehead. Lower bay to outer left, harled and red sandstone base with timber conservatory.
SIDE ELEVATION: 3 asymmetrical bays. Broad gable to outer left, lower, advanced canted and gabled bay to right of gable; window at ground, swept tile-hung 1st floor. Lower 2 bays to right, windows symmetrically disposed at ground, bipartite dormerhead at centre.
Plate glass casement and sash and case windows; grey slate roof, bargeboards; rendered and coped ridge stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 1993.
MOTOR HOUSE AND STABLE: single storey, long, rectangular- plan block to E of house; white-painted harl with red sandstone dressings and margins; tile-hung details; strip quoins; chamfered reveals.
NW (MAIN) ELEVATION: gable to outer right, bipartite window at centre at ground floor, door to left; tile-hung gablehead, bipartite attic window. Broad, 2-leaf boarded garage door with multi-paned upper glazed panel. Single door to left, bipartite window to outer left.
N (STREET) ELEVATION: 3-bay; curved outer right bay with red sandstone battlemented parapet; segmental, eyelet window; similar window to outer left bay; hay loft breaking eaves at centre; red sandstone cill.
Multi-paned casement windows; grey slate roof with triangulated,
terracotta ridge tiles; cast-iron finials. Projecting eaves, exposed
COTTAGE: to NE of house. Later replacement of former white-painted harl and half-timbered cottage, occupying similar footprint.
GATES AND GATEPIERS: rubble and harl circular drum piers, ashlar, pyramidal caps. Geometric cast-iron gates.
There is a house shown on the 1st edition OS map, but Hazelwood now appears entirely late 19th century in detail.
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