Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Urquhart And Logie Wester
NH 53258 53460
253258, 853460


1822, large U-plan steading, 2 storeys, rubble, with

ashlar-built tower at centre of long principal south range.

Tower, square-plan of 3 stages, lowest stage being height of

2 storeys with round-arched pend entrance and rusticated

quoins; centre stage has a Venetian window with blind side

lights at north and south fronts, corners slightly advanced

with paired angle pilasters, bracketted entablature, cornice

and blocking course raised at angles as deeply crenellated

parapets suggesting turrets; top stage as tall octagonal

ogee-domed belfry with weathervane surmounted by a plough.

Flanking ranges plain and much altered with windows enlarged

as bipartites and first floor windows raised with gabled or

modern float-roofed dormerheads. At interior of court are 4

original key blocked cart bays. Slated piended roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

In oval plaque at base of belfry, date 1822 and initials SHMKTS

(for Sir Hector Mackenzie, Baronet) Hugh Miller worked on the

building when an apprentice.




SOCIETY (1877), 117.

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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