CARDROSS, GEILSTON HOUSE, STABLES (Ref:1182)
This building is in the Argyll And Bute Council and the
It is a category C building and was listed on 14/05/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 3390 7832.
Probably earlier 19th century, restored in early 20th century. Single storey, single storey and attic, L-plan block. Cement-rendered.S ELEVATION: single storey and attic, rectangular-plan cottage,3 closely-spaced bays symmetrically disposed with 4th blank bay to outer right. Bell-cast , gabled porch at centre, boarded door; flanking windows. Gabled dormerheads symmetrically disposed; plate glass rooflight at centre. Segmental-headed arch on right return gable, blocked as door; sandstone voussoir and surround, keystone. Link block to left attached to long, rectangular-plan block.E ELEVATION: 7 bays; cement render with pink sandstone margins. Segmental-headed arch, now blocked with boarded door, to outer right; window to left; narrow piend-roofed porch, small windows to left.3 outer left bays near-symmetrically disposed, margined boarded doors; gabled, slate-hung, hoist door at centre. Broad garage door on left return.Graded grey slate bellcast roof with ashlar skews, moulded skewputts for cottage. Piend-roofed slate roof for outer range, lead flashings. 12-pane sash and case windows.Rectangular-plan storage and piggery block attached to W. Rubble with droved red sandstone margins, corrugated-iron roof.VEGETABLE GARDEN: large vegetable garden to W enclosed by hedges.
The stables are in a B Group with Geilston House and dovecot, both listed separately.
F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p62.
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