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This building is in the Argyll And Bute Council and the Cardross Parish. It is a category C building and was listed on 23/02/1996.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NS 3335 7798.


1864 villa with single storey service wing at rear. 2-storey, 3-bay, gabled, rectangular-plan block. Ashlar-fronted with stugged, squared and snecked pink sandstone; ashlar margins and dressings. Base course

SW (MAIN) ELEVATION: door at centre ground, now masked by timber gabled porch, half-glazed vestibule door; small window above. Corniced tripartite projecting window to outer right, scroll-flanked round- headed window at 1st floor; gablehead breaking eaves over. Gable to outer left, full-height canted bay, bracketed roof; blind arrowslit in gablehead; attached to later addition to outer left (listed separately).

SE ELEVATION: 2 windows symmetrically disposed at 1st floor; single storey, half-piend roof block projecting at ground.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gable breaking over stained glass window at centre; round-headed window to left, window at ground; windows barred. Long single storey rubble service block. 4-pane timber sash and case windows; grey slate roof, red tile ridging; coped ashlar ridge stacks, circular cans.


The house was made a semi-detached villa by the addition of a further villa, Moorpark House, in 1892. Moorpark House and the former coach house, Moorpark, are listed separately.


F A Walker and F Sinclair NORTH CLYDE ESTUARY (1992), p62.

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