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Latitude: 56.2912 / 56°17'28"N
Longitude: -5.6544 / 5°39'15"W
OS Eastings: 173952
OS Northings: 716975
OS Grid: NM739169
Mapcode National: GBR DDF2.SXR
Mapcode Global: WH0H2.34QF
Entry Name: 12 and 12a Easdale Island
Listing Date: 28 August 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 395491
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48060
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Kilbrandon and Kilchattan
County: Argyll and Bute
Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn
Traditional County: Argyllshire
Later 19th century. Single storey, 4-bay, rectangular plan, improved cottage, originally 3-bay. Harled whinstone and slate rubble. Irregular fenestration. Overhanging eaves with barge boarding.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical, extended to left, varied window size, modern timber door with glazed astragals in bay to right of centre (centre of original cottage).
SE (REAR) ELEVATION: regular fenestration, modern
advanced gabled bay to right with gable end stack, windows to returns and large picture window to gable end.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end.
Timber, fixed small-pane and hopper windows. Chimney stack to SW gable. Felt tiles to front, large Spanish slates to rear, lead flashing.
INTERIOR: not seen 2001.
B Group with Easdale Island numbers: Harbour Breastwork; 1; 2,3,4,5; 8,100,6; Drill Hall; 9; 11,11A, 11B; 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.
Forming part of the SE side of the main square on Easdale and next to the museum. One of the less common, and originally larger, free standing cottages on Easdale, suggesting possible occupancy by quarry superintendent. For further information see separate listing for 1 Easdale Island.
Formerly listed as number 12, list address amended July 2004 to include 12a.
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