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Exciseman's House, Littlemill Whiskey Distillery, Dumbarton Road, Bowling

A Category B Listed Building in Old Kilpatrick, West Dunbartonshire

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Latitude: 55.9316 / 55°55'53"N

Longitude: -4.4959 / 4°29'45"W

OS Eastings: 244171

OS Northings: 673762

OS Grid: NS441737

Mapcode National: GBR 0P.Z9Y4

Mapcode Global: WH3NR.X58L

Plus Code: 9C7QWGJ3+JJ

Entry Name: Exciseman's House, Littlemill Whiskey Distillery, Dumbarton Road, Bowling

Listing Name: Littlemill Distillery, Former Exciseman's House and Boundary Wall, Dumbarton Road, Bowling

Listing Date: 3 July 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354054

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19656

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Kilpatrick

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Dumbarton

Parish: Old Kilpatrick

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Later 18th century, with mid 19th century additions. 2-storey, near-symmetrical 4-bay house, including later single bay to outer left. Random sandstone rubble with traces white limewash, addition of coursed sandstone rubble; dressings painted white. Angle margins and eaves course. Margined windows.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gabled timber porch. Window to right, tripartite window to outer right. Larger bipartite window to left of porch. 4 windows to 1st floor, that to outer left gabled dormerhead breaking eaves.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: single storey addition. Part sandstone to front, brick to rear. Slate roof.

E ELEVATION: window to outer left at 1st floor.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: blocked door to centre. Window above at 1st floor. Later 2-storey projection to right with door, 2 windows. Gabled dormerhead window above. Most windows blocked with chipboard; 8-lying pane sash and case window to E elevation. Grey slate roof; 2 corniced stacks to ridge, tall wallhead stack to W elevation; moulded cans.

INTERIOR: tiled hall. Some fielded panels to shutters at ground floor.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble boundary wall with red sandstone coping, part unfortunately redone in cement.

Statement of Interest

Under the Excise Act of 1823 distillers were required to provide separate accommodation for Excise officers. These were rented by the Board of Excise for a sum not exceeding $10 per annum.

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