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Finnart, Arrochar Road, Finnart House, Lodge

Lodge (19th Century)

Site Name Finnart, Arrochar Road, Finnart House, Lodge

Classification Lodge (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Finnart Ocean Terminal; Finnart Oil Terminal; Finnart Lodge With Boundary Wall

Canmore ID 41495

Site Number NS29SW 6

NGR NS 23953 94960

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Rhu
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Archaeology Notes

NS29SW 6 23953 94960

For associated Finnart House (NS 2415 9510), see NS29NW 17.

Site Management (8 September 1994)

Picturesque gate lodge. Single storey over raised basement to NW (falling ground to burn). Circular-plan main block with gabled and piend-roofed

projections forming bi-axial V-arrangement to main elevation. Rubble with stugged red sandstone margins and dressings; quoin strips. Projecting eaves; exposed rafters.

The lodge was the lodge to Finnart House, the former seat of Edward Caird who was a relative of John and Edward Caird, principal and professor respectively of Glasgow University. (Historic Scotland)


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