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Argyll Arms Hotel, Front Street West, Inveraray

A Category A Listed Building in Inveraray, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2317 / 56°13'54"N

Longitude: -5.074 / 5°4'26"W

OS Eastings: 209554

OS Northings: 708601

OS Grid: NN095086

Mapcode National: GBR 00.C634

Mapcode Global: WH1JP.1M2K

Plus Code: 9C8P6WJG+M9

Entry Name: Argyll Arms Hotel, Front Street West, Inveraray

Listing Name: West Front Street and Dalmally Road, the Great Inn

Listing Date: 4 August 1966

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 379454

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35011

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200379454

Location: Inveraray

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Inveraray

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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1757. Georgian. Long block with wing a rear on Dalmally
Rd. 3 storeys. Fluted ashlar, painted; gabled; slate
roofs. Semi-circular stair towers, with semi-conical
roofs at rear and on Dalmally Rd. 2 storey piended
extension on The Avenue; rendered and harled.

Statement of Interest

Originally called The Inveraray Inn and built by 3rd

Duke to house his guests. Dr. Johnson and Boswell stayed

here in October 1773 on their way back from the

Hebrides; Burns in June 1787 during his first Highland

tour; William and Dorothy Wordsworth in August 1803.

Southey, Rickman and Telford in September 1819. Damaged

by fire C. 1955.

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