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PITCALZEAN HOUSELB14049

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/03/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Nigg (Highland)
NGR
NH 80207 70234
Coordinates
280207, 870234

Description

Rambling 2 storey and attic house; early 19th century core

with frequent additions throughout 19th century.

Harled with painted margins.

Originally south facing 2 storey and attic over raised

basement, 3 bays with centre door flanked by tripartites

at ground and 1st floor, 2 piended Dormer and margined end

stacks. Circa 1830/40 centre projecting wing 2 storeys, 2

bays with tripartites in ground and 1st floor bowed gable

and piended roof, housing dining and drawing rooms.

House re-orientated to face west in later 19th century with

present 3-bay gabled facade with recessed centre bay with

entrance, round headed flanking lights fanlight and panelled

door. Cast-iron columns support balcony with decorative

cast-iron balustrade linking outer bays to form porch.

Outer canted bay windows rising to 1st floor with scalloped

parapets and finialled skews; shaped gable over

narrow centre bay. Further service wings to rear. Various

glazing patterns corniced end and wallhead stacks; slate

roof.

Interior; coved plaster ceiling to circa 1830/40 1st floor

drawing room.

Statement of Special Interest

Renamed West field in 1832, and referred to as such on 1st

edition of OS, 1880.

References

Bibliography

Ian R M Mowat, EASTER ROSS 1750-1850 THE DOUBLE FRONTIER

(1981) P.22.

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