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Stable Block, Torosay Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4554 / 56°27'19"N

Longitude: -5.6901 / 5°41'24"W

OS Eastings: 172725

OS Northings: 735354

OS Grid: NM727353

Mapcode National: GBR DCBN.GFB

Mapcode Global: WH0G8.K0NK

Entry Name: Stable Block, Torosay Castle

Listing Date: 26 March 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 354258

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19844

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Torosay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Parish: Torosay

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Farm square in existence c. 1780 and shown on estate map 1829, mid-Victorian additions. Nearly symmetrical block with central Italianate tower, screen walls and gables to outer ranges. Ashlar, slate roofs, hipped with finial to tower; tower with 3-light top storey, arched recesses first floor, square-headed openings with dipmoulds to

ground floor. Screen walls with similar blind windows, elliptical carriage arches (right hand blind) and blind round-headed windows in outer gables. East range with centre gable and lying-pane glazing, dormers and banding doors. Ruinous buildings to courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Sited to NW of Castle and now adopted for use by Mull Little Theatre.

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