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ARDTORNISH ESTATE 1,2,3,4,5,6, LARACHBEGLB13961

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
29/05/1985
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Morvern
NGR
NM 69471 48318
Coordinates
169471, 748318

Description

Samuel Barham, 1875. East facing terrace of 6 estate

dwellings, 2 storeys, 12 bays. All rendered concrete.

Projecting wide outer gabled bays, with entrances for nos 1

and 6 in south and north return gables. Symmetrical centre 10

bays, paired entrance doors with (shared) centre windows and

flanking 3-light windows; 4 1st floor windows and 2 blind

windows; Hoodmoulds to outer 1st floor windows, which all

have wooden mullions and are of generous size with multi-pane

glazing. Continuous slated wooden canopy supported by curved

wooden brackets runs above ground floor windows across wide

and front elevations. Decorative bargeboards to outer bays; 3

corniced ridge stacks; slate roofs.

Long single storey row of rendered concrete outhouses to

rear of terrace.

Statement of Special Interest

Very unusual terrace of estate cottages. Particularly

generous accommodation in nos 1 and 6, each of which has 4

bedrooms. Was used as a resettlement accommodation when St

Kilda was evacuated.

References

Bibliography

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

pp.90-1.

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