CARDROSS, ARDOCH GARDENS (Ref:1158)
This building is in the Argyll And Bute Council and the
It is a category C building and was listed on 08/09/1980.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 3614 7650.
Possibly late 18th century; with earlier to mid 19th century walled garden at SE corner directly behind cottage. Large, rectangular-plan area enclosed by rubble wall; partly rebuilt and buttressed on exterior; large segmental-headed door, now blocked on S wall.
Later walled garden built within larger walled garden at SE corner; possibly vegetable garden to cottage. Rubble wall with staged red sandstone margined doors on E wall. Brick interior lining against S wall, raggle of former greenhouses. Doors on W wall also.
The gardens formerly belonged gardens of Ardoch House, now demolished. The barn to N of Ardochmore Farm, part of the offices of Ardoch House are listed separately. The later Ardoch House is listed separately.
F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992) p57.
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