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Rosneath Home Farm

A Category A Listed Building in Rosneath, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9942 / 55°59'39"N

Longitude: -4.7823 / 4°46'56"W

OS Eastings: 226564

OS Northings: 681414

OS Grid: NS265814

Mapcode National: GBR 0B.VCMJ

Mapcode Global: WH2M3.HLXL

Plus Code: 9C7QX6V9+M3

Entry Name: Rosneath Home Farm

Listing Name: Rosneath Castle Estate, Rosneath Home Farm

Listing Date: 25 April 1995

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389155

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42628

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Rosneath

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Rosneath

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Alexander Nasymth, 1803. Large, symmetrical castellated Gothick steading; plan forming 3 sides of octagon with centre tower. Ashlar, sandstone and whinstone rubble with harl (some cement render). Pointed windows, bracketted cills; hoodmoulds; castellated parapet.

N (MAIN) ELEVATION: symmetrical range of tower, link blocks, octagonal pavilions with angled jambs terminating in bastions. Tall, 3-bay, 4-stage, ashlar, square-plan tower at centre; stepped blind arcade of

3 pointed arches containing pointed-arch door, hoist door, window in centre arch; narrow doors with blank upper stages in flanking arches. 3 blind windows at upper stage, that at centre larger with inset square window. Blind windows to left and right returns. Pierced trefoil ashlar balustrade on roll-moulded corbelling, coped corbelled bartizans, blind arrowslit. Flanking lower 2-storey, 3-bay rubble and harled link blocks (block to right with corrugated iron additions) connecting to 2-stage, octagonal-plan pavilions, bays articulated in pointed arch recesses, pointed windows. Flanking angled jambs, 2-storey, 3-bay block (that to NW with lean-to corrugated block) connecting to 2-storey, terminal drums flanked by tall, circular, 4-stage towers (some windows blocked, also large garage door inserted in W drum); deep castellated parapet on moulded corbels.

S ELEVATION: tower at centre with rubble base, ashlar upper stages; stepped blind arcade of 3 pointed arches, window set into centre arch; blind windows above; lean-to corrugated iron buildings at rear.

Blinded windows, some glazing remaining in circular tower Y-tracery sash and case; octagonal block with 6-pane upper sash, blocked lower window. Green corrugated-iron roof.

INTERIOR: much alteration internally with access difficult in parts; floors removed in drum bastion, stone stairs in circular towers.

OUTBUILDINGS: various lean-to, cast-iron buildings. Long semicircular, corrugated-iron pigsty immediately beside NE jamb.

Statement of Interest

Rosneath Home Farm served Rosneath Castle, the original home of the Campbell?s

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