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5, Easdale Island

A Category C Listed Building in Oban North and Lorn, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2915 / 56°17'29"N

Longitude: -5.6541 / 5°39'14"W

OS Eastings: 173968

OS Northings: 717006

OS Grid: NM739170

Mapcode National: GBR DDF2.T1J

Mapcode Global: WH0H2.34T6

Plus Code: 9C8P78RW+H8

Entry Name: 5, Easdale Island

Listing Name: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Easdale Island, Including Garden Walls to Rear

Listing Date: 28 August 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395482

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48055

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200395482

Location: Kilbrandon and Kilchattan

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Kilbrandon And Kilchattan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Earlier 19th century. Single storey, rectangular-plan, terrace of improved cottages. Harled whinstone and slate rubble. Regular fenestration. Grey slates, lead flashing , regular coped stacks with clay cans.

NO 2: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay, originally 2 cottages, boarded door to 4th bay. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: boarded door to centre left. NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end. Plate glass timber sash and case windows. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

NO 3: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay, modern timber and glazed astragal door off centre right. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration, boarded door to far right. Modern 4-pane timber sash and case windows. INTERIOR: lathe and exposed beam ceiling to sitting room, shelved recess to NE gable wall, original 19th century range to centre. Small kitchen and bathroom to rear, bedroom to right.

NO 4: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay, originally 2 cottages, part of 2nd cottage absorbed by no5. Modern timber door with astragal glazing. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern flat-roofed extension across length of elevation. Modern timber casement windows. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

NO 5: NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6-bay, originally 2 cottages, part of 2nd cottage absorbed by no 4. Regular 3-bay cottage to right with false timber door. Bays to left comprised of half cottage, with window tightly flanked by doors. SE (REAR) ELEVATION: modern pitched roof extension to left, large modern window to left. SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end. Small 4-pane timber sash and case windows to principal elevation. INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

GARDEN WALLS: continuous slate rubble walling with rounded corners.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Easdale Island numbers: Habour Breastwork; 1; 8,100,6; Drill Hall; 9; 11,11A, 11B; 12; 12A; 13; 15; 32,18,19; 23; 29; 31,33A, 33; 24; 34,35; 41,42,43,44; 47; 48; 36; 50,51,52,53,54; Coalery; 55, ordered to follow the original numbering from east to west across Easdale Island, not in actual numeric order.

Terrace forms one side of a trapezoid square with opposite terrace, Nos 6 - 8; for further information on the island's cottages see separate listing for 1 Easdale Island.

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