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Drumfork, Redgauntlet Road, Helensburgh

A Category B Listed Building in Cardross, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.0002 / 56°0'0"N

Longitude: -4.7101 / 4°42'36"W

OS Eastings: 231096

OS Northings: 681896

OS Grid: NS310818

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.TXJM

Mapcode Global: WH2M4.MGB1

Plus Code: 9C8Q272Q+3X

Entry Name: Drumfork, Redgauntlet Road, Helensburgh

Listing Name: Colgrain, Drumfork House

Listing Date: 23 February 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389219

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42919

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Helensburgh, Redgauntlet Road, Drumfork House
Colgrain, Drumfork House

ID on this website: 200389219

Location: Cardross

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Parish: Cardross

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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1748. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan house with modern single storey wing to right. Harled and painted rubble with painted ashlar margins and dressings. Base course, band course, quoin strips, chamfered reveals.

MAIN ELEVATION: later boarded wooden porch advanced at centre, blocking course, 2-leaf 6-panelled door. Window directly above, 2 flanking bays symmetrically disposed. Square dormers off-centre to right. Single storey canted bay advanced to outer right.

SIDE ELEVATIONS: blank with gable breaking eaves at centre, apex stack.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate piend and platformed roof, lead flashings.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

Statement of Interest

Drumfork House is now surrounded by new housing, but the house predated the development of Helensburgh. It is located on what was the ancient drove road from Loch Lomondside to Drumfork Ferry where cattle were shipped to Greenock.

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