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Latitude: 55.8611 / 55°51'40"N
Longitude: -5.0981 / 5°5'53"W
OS Eastings: 206211
OS Northings: 667447
OS Grid: NS062674
Mapcode National: GBR FFS7.3JH
Mapcode Global: WH1LD.NYJ4
Plus Code: 9C7PVW62+FP
Entry Name: Gardener's Cottage, Kames Castle, Bute
Listing Name: Kames Castle, Gardener's Cottage
Listing Date: 20 February 1998
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391820
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45034
Building Class: Cultural
Location: North Bute
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Isle of Bute
Parish: North Bute
Traditional County: Buteshire
Later 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay gabled cottage with advanced entrance bay at centre; single storey flat-roofed additions at rear (part rendered rubble, part red brick). Coursed red sandstone rubble; slightly raised, polished margins; harl-pointed random rubble sandstone at sides and rear. Overhanging corniced timber eaves; red rubble quoins; long and short red rubble surrounds to openings; flush cills.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gabled bay at centre comprising single window, decorative timber detailing set in gablehead, tapering timber finial; 2-leaf timber panelled door in return to right ; bipartite fanlight. Single windows in bays recessed to outer left and right.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: single bay additions projecting at centre; single windows in bays to outer left and right.
Predominantly 6-pane timber sash and case windows; various skylights. Graded grey slate roof; coped sandstone apex stacks to E and W; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen 1996.
A simple cottage with some good detailing - timber sash and case glazing, a 2-leaf timber panelled door, bipartite fanlight and corniced eaves. Forms part of the Kames Castle estate and converted for use as holiday accommodation. See separate list entries for Kames Castle and surrounding lodges, the walled garden and adjoining cottage and the gatelodge, gatepiers and gates.
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