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Cardross House

A Category A Listed Building in Port Of Menteith, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1511 / 56°9'4"N

Longitude: -4.2478 / 4°14'52"W

OS Eastings: 260463

OS Northings: 697659

OS Grid: NS604976

Mapcode National: GBR 0Z.JKP5

Mapcode Global: WH3MQ.QNFB

Entry Name: Cardross House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354114

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19708

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Port Of Menteith

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Parish: Port Of Menteith

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Originally: L-plan, 3-storey with 4-storey and attic S.W.
tower with circular staircase tower intaken at 1st floor
level in N.E. re-entrant angle. Scroll skews to tower,
corbelled turrets at extreme S.W. and S.E. angles. One
ceiling of 1598 with later frieze otherwise remodelled early
18th cent. and 1747. Circa 1790 wings added N.E. and
N.W. making symmetrical N frontage with recessed centre:
c. 1820 single storey and basement entrance hall with R-doric
porch inserted, and library formed in N.E. wing. 2-storey
office wing 18th cent. refronted on S. and additions. Mid
19th cent.
Harled with margins throughout.

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