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Post Office, Colchester Square, Lochgilphead

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Argyll, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.0367 / 56°2'12"N

Longitude: -5.433 / 5°25'58"W

OS Eastings: 186232

OS Northings: 687964

OS Grid: NR862879

Mapcode National: GBR DDZR.L4R

Mapcode Global: WH0JB.JJ2J

Plus Code: 9C8P2HP8+MQ

Entry Name: Post Office, Colchester Square, Lochgilphead

Listing Name: The Institute and Post Office Colchester Square, East Side and Lochnell Street

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382631

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37523

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200382631

Location: Lochgilphead

County: Argyll and Bute

Town: Lochgilphead

Electoral Ward: Mid Argyll

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Post office

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Early 19th century; Georgian. 2 storeys and attic; ashlar painted on 2 fronts, slate roof. Elevation on Colchester Square has on ground floor a row of 12 Doric pilasters, supporting architrave and cornice with doors and windows in between; upper floor has windows with alternating

surrounds. This system is carried round to Lochnell Street elevation which is 3 windows wide. Ashlar chimneys with moulded caps. Piended roof with 5 dormers (later). Heavy cornice, with blocking course at eaves.

Statement of Interest

B group

3 main properties. Interior is of little interest. 2 Buildings at S. end converted to Post Office. The Institute at N end converted to Regional Council Offices 1984.

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