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1 Cloch Road

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9564 / 55°57'22"N

Longitude: -4.8031 / 4°48'11"W

OS Eastings: 225101

OS Northings: 677253

OS Grid: NS251772

Mapcode National: GBR 0B.XLZJ

Mapcode Global: WH2M9.6K24

Entry Name: 1 Cloch Road

Listing Date: 29 March 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378207

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34011

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey 3-bay rectangular-plan cottage with stone-built porch, former toll house. Pink sandstone, stugged ashlar front with polished margins, coursed and squared rubble to rear and sides. Raised margins.

N (FRONT) ELEVATION: gabled ashlar porch with truncated finial and 2-leaf panelled door, narrow windows on return; single windows to outer bays.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: lean-to timber extension.

W ELEVATION: tall square-section wallhead stack; single window to left.

E ELEVATION: blank; wallhead stack as above.

Fixed-pane 1930s metal windows. Piended slate roof with lead flashings; 2 coped ashlar wallhead stacks (see above). Low rubble wall with semicircular coping.

Statement of Interest

As the former toll house, No 1 Cloch Road denoted the burgh boundary until the abolition of toll roads. The house was subsequently used as a police station and is now residential property.

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