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Balloch Castle, South Lodge with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0046 / 56°0'16"N

Longitude: -4.5768 / 4°34'36"W

OS Eastings: 239424

OS Northings: 682072

OS Grid: NS394820

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.TPSS

Mapcode Global: WH3NB.NBSM

Entry Name: Balloch Castle, South Lodge with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389629

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43221

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bonhill

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Lomond

Parish: Bonhill

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century lodge, remodelled early 20th century. Single storey, rectangular-plan lodge. Bull-rock-faced rubble with droved sandstone dressings. Base course; eaves band; advanced eaves, exposed rafters.

S (MAIN) ELEVATION: droved gabled porch at centre, Tudor-arch, blind arrowslits and blank plaque in gablehead; modern door Tudor-arch on returns. Flanking bipartite windows grouped towards centre, concrete cills.

E & W ELEVATION: render; gable breaking eaves at centre, coped gablehead stack; lozenge in gablehead.

Modern uPVC windows, 4-pane over. Grey slate roof, red terracotta ridging and cresting.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: 2 pairs of Tudoresque gatepiers, central main gate flanked by pedestrian gates; octagonal ashlar piers, blind arrowslit; skirted base, moulded cap. Rock-faced quadrant walls with moulded coping; outer square pier.

Statement of Interest

Balloch Castle & N lodge are listed separately.

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