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55 Easdale Island, Seil

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

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Latitude: 56.2924 / 56°17'32"N

Longitude: -5.6568 / 5°39'24"W

OS Eastings: 173808

OS Northings: 717120

OS Grid: NM738171

Mapcode National: GBR DDD2.RPQ

Mapcode Global: WH0H2.23KH

Plus Code: 9C8P78RV+X7

Entry Name: 55 Easdale Island, Seil

Listing Name: 55 Easdale Island Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 28 August 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395512

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48076

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200395512

Location: Kilbrandon and Kilchattan

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban North and Lorn

Parish: Kilbrandon And Kilchattan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Mid 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan, gabled house. Harled whinstone and slate rubble. Gabled dormer windows breaking eaves at attic.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: slightly asymmetrical advanced gabled porch to right of centre, boarded timber door, small window to left, window to left return; large window to outer right bay; 3 different sized windows to centre and left bays. Regularly fenestrated large stone, gabled dormers breaking eaves to 1st floor.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration to ground.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: window to ground outer left, bow-fronted, flat-roofed outbuilding abutting to centre.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: harled gable end.

Plate glass fixed timber frame windows. Grey slates, lead flashing, coped gable stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

BOUNDARY WALL: slate slab coursers.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Easdale Island numbers: Harbour Breastwork; 1; 2,3,4,5; 8,100,6; Drill Hall; 9; 11,11A, 11B; 12; 12A; 13; 15; 32,18,19; 23; 24; 29; 31,33A, 33; 34,35; 41,42,43,44; 47; 48; 36; 50,51,52,53,54; Coalery, ordered to follow the original numbering from east to west across Easdale Island, not in actual numeric order.

As the largest domestic dwelling on the island, No 55 is believed to be the former Quarry Master's house. For further information see separate listing for 1 Easdale Island.

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