Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NH 80357 53512
280357, 853512


Circa 1820, remodelled 1856. Mid to later 19th century rear

extensions. Symmetrical South facing 2-storey wide 5-bay

villa with centre rear wing forming T-plan. Coursed rubble

front, harl pointed flanks and rear, tooled ashlar dressings

and margins. Slightly advanced centre bay with centre door

screened by pointed cast-iron trellised porch dated 1856;

bracketted entablature and block pediment with corniced

apex supporting gilded lion. Longer ground floor windows with

decorative painted cast-iron window box guards; all first

floor windows with painted cast-iron balconies with palmette

and anthemion decoration. Single ground and first floor

windows in return E and W gables with similar decorative

and to rear wing windows. Pair later 19th century canted

dormer windows in front outer bays, with subsequent small

box dormer in front and rear. Some alterations and additions

to rear of house, including mansard roof to service wing.

Mainly 12-pane glazing; long and short detailing to all

ashlar margined angles; deep bracketted eaves; symmetrical

corniced ridge and end stacks; piended slate roof, partially

platformed. Rainwater goods dated 1856.

Interior: some interior features survive; principal

reception rooms right and left of entrance hall, with rear

stairhall. Simple chimney piece in drawing room (left) with

decorative cast-iron grate. Restrained corniced ceilings

with some coffering; panelled window shutters and doors;

moulded doorpieces.

Statement of Special Interest

Property of Major Andrew Fraser, Assistant Governor at Fort

George in 1841. Owned by James G Fraser in 1851, and by 1862 by

monogram JAFEIM on the porch dated 1856. Decorative

cast-iron work, lion and possibly rear wing probably

added at this date.



NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT xiv (1841) pp 395, 398-9, 412


SCOTLAND (1843) p 57 (1851) p 73 (1862) p 101.

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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