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Renton, 18 and 22 Main Street, with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Leven, West Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9684 / 55°58'6"N

Longitude: -4.5836 / 4°35'0"W

OS Eastings: 238849

OS Northings: 678052

OS Grid: NS388780

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.WVNK

Mapcode Global: WH3NJ.K7KX

Entry Name: Renton, 18 and 22 Main Street, with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 23 February 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389232

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42929

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cardross

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Leven

Parish: Cardross

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Pair of terraced houses; ashlar with ashlar margins and dressings; cement-rendered side elevations. Windows directly under eaves. Eaves cornice.

MAIN ELEVATION: NO 18: 2-bay at ground with 3rd segmental-headed pend bay to left of door. Narrow boarded door, letterbox fanlight, window to outer right (plate glass timber sash and case window). 2 windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor. NO 22: 3-bay at ground, 4-bay at upper floor. Corniced and pilastered doorcase, 4-panelled door, 2-pane letterbox fanlight; flanking windows at ground 4 windows symmetrically disposed, ashlar cills.

4-pane timber sash and case windows at ground of No 22; 6-lying- pane over plate glass timber sash and case windows at upper floor. PVC top-hopper windows at No 18. Modern pantile roof; stacks removed.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low rubble plinth wall terminated by square piers, pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

This terraced building is listed as one of the few early buildings surviving in Renton. It is much altered and would benefit from the replacement of the present roof with slates and the reinstatement of the stacks.

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