Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NM 70481 47341
170481, 747341


Dated 1851. Long, high 3-storey barn/byre with 11 bay north

and south elevations. Squared rubble with tooled ashlar

dressings; considerable rendering and some alterations to

south elevation, which has substantial centre gabled

hoist-loft serving both 1st and loft floors, with double leaf

plank doors to each.

Symmetrical fenestration to east and west gables; centre door

in east gable under square window, flanked by further windows

in ground and 1st floors; paired pointed-headed triple

lancets light loft; datestone in centre of gable. Regularly

disposed single lancets vent and light loft in north

elevation. Continuous blocked detailing to eaves cornice and

to plain bargeboarded gables; slate roof with 3 truncated

ridge ventilators.

Interior; ground floor as byre.

Statement of Special Interest

Very unusual building for 1851. Byre in ground floor follows

practice of large estates in Lochaber of combining byre and

barn (as Drumnatorran, 1828, Strontian, Ardnamurchan and also Glencrispesdale, Morvern, c. 1878).

Former lean-to wing across N. elevation now demolished.



Philip Gaskell, MORVERN TRANSFORMED, (1968, 2nd ed. 1980)

pp 66-7, 140.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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