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Ballyhennan, the Black Sheep Arts and Crafts Centre

A Category C Listed Building in Arrochar, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2031 / 56°12'11"N

Longitude: -4.7202 / 4°43'12"W

OS Eastings: 231355

OS Northings: 704501

OS Grid: NN313045

Mapcode National: GBR 0F.F1LG

Mapcode Global: WH2L5.GBJY

Entry Name: Ballyhennan, the Black Sheep Arts and Crafts Centre

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389588

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43185

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arrochar

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Lomond North

Parish: Arrochar

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

1844. Gothic hall church with entrance tower and spire. Whinstone and sandstone rubble with harl-pointing; base course; angle buttresses; hoodmoulds.

S ELEVATION: broad gable with stepped 3-light lancet window; angle buttresses. 2-stage tower with tall stone broached spire, gableted lucarnes with fleur-de-lis finials; cast-iron finials; pointed arch door at centre ground; 2-light Y-traceried window directly above.

W ELEVATION: broad gable to outer left; 2 lancets partly concealed by modern glazed timber porch at centre ground. 3 symmetrical bays to right, narrow lancets, modern timber plate glass window; buttresses dividing bays. Lower gabled single storey block to outer left, window and door.

Predominantly later glazing, diamond lead-panes to tower windows. Graded grey slate. Ashlar coping to skews; celtic cross finial

INTERIOR: ground floor modernised as cafe. Upper floor reached through stair tower, now shop, stained glass rose window.

Statement of Interest

The building was the former Arrochar Free Church. The graveyard to the W is listed separately.

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