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South Ballachulish, Ballachulish Hotel

A Category B Listed Building in Lismore And Appin, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6876 / 56°41'15"N

Longitude: -5.1845 / 5°11'4"W

OS Eastings: 205061

OS Northings: 759632

OS Grid: NN050596

Mapcode National: GBR FCK1.KYT

Mapcode Global: WH1GH.B5FH

Entry Name: South Ballachulish, Ballachulish Hotel

Listing Date: 29 May 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338603

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6881

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lismore and Appin

County: Highland

Parish: Lismore And Appin

Locality: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Description

Circa 1870. Circa 1870, style of Alexander Ross. 2-storey and

attic asymmetrical building with Gothic and Baronial detailing. Principal fronts to north (facing former ferry) and west,

with entrance in NW re-entrant angle. All rubble with tooled

ashlar dressings; some modern harling to flanks and rear.

All principal ground floor windows are pointed headed, to

north in series of 4, linked by intervening shafted jambs;

similar detailing to fenestration of facetted single storey

bowed bay projecting at NE, with quatrefoil detailing

to balustrade. Further 2-storey facetted entrance porch in

NW re-entrant angle, with similar decoration to balustrade.

Recessed pointed-headed entrance into lobby. Some 1st

floor pointed-headed windows in north and east elevations;

Gabletted dormers, some breaking wallhead; 2 and 4-pane glazing. Bartizans flank wallhead angles of principal fronts, with

shouldered lancets and pepperpot conical slated roofs.

Trefoil vents to attic gables; band and cill courses; corniced

ridge stacks; slate roofs. Modern 2-storey extension and

bar entrance projects at east.

North gable end of steading range masked by 2-storey, T-plan lodge/service accommodation. All building materials as in

main hotel block; long dummy slits in each face of centre

projecting gabled wing, with band course and quatrefoil vent

in gable. Harled single storey range to rear. Garden walls;

low coped rubble wall fronts hotel; further enclosed by high

rubble wall to south.

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