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Rossdhu Estate, South Lodge and Gate with Railings

A Category A Listed Building in Luss, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0461 / 56°2'45"N

Longitude: -4.6458 / 4°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 235299

OS Northings: 686846

OS Grid: NS352868

Mapcode National: GBR 0J.R097

Mapcode Global: WH2LZ.L9XB

Entry Name: Rossdhu Estate, South Lodge and Gate with Railings

Listing Date: 14 May 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354103

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19698

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Luss

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Parish: Luss

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Classical arched gateway with flanking plan pavilion lodges.

GATEWAY: round-arched keystoned gateway with flanking paired Tuscan-columns supporting entablature, surmounted by painted Colquhoun Heraldic arms.

LODGES: pair of flanking lodges. Single storey, square-plan, ashlar lodges. Round-arched openings, now blocked; paired corner pilasters supporting blocking course.

RAILINGS: cast-iron railings on low plinth wall.

Statement of Interest

The south drive and gateway was created by Sir James Colquhoun, 27th of Luss at the time of the 1817 improvements to the house. Rossdhu House and associated buildings are listed separately.

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