Listed Building

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MAINS OF NEWHALLLB14944

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/03/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Resolis
NGR
NH 69551 65603
Coordinates
269551, 865603

Description

Circa 1830, rectangular courtyard steading, rubble with

ashlar dressings. Two storeys (upper storey without

openings except at grieve's house).

South elevation of 9 bays with advanced ends and slightly

advanced centre which is carried up a further storey as a

dovecote containing 550 stone nesting boxes with 2 rows of

flight holes arranged in triangular fashion and covered with

a slightly bellcast pyramidal roof surmounted by a

weathervane; at centre bay, round-arched pend opening; at

end bays tall segmental-arched carriage opening at right

and segmental-arched recess at left. East elevation (forming

approach to mansion House) of 11 bays with end bays and

centre three bays (grieve's house) slightly advanced; tall

round-arched recesses at centre and end bays; at the bays

flanking the centre segmental arched recesses.

Later large opening slapped in north elevation. Later covered

cattle court inside square. Piended slated roofs. To south

of square, detached single-storey and loft, rubble-built

cart shed with granary over and smith's shop at rear; 4

segmental arched cart shed openings at west end. Slated roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Built by Colin Mackenzie of Newhall.

References

Bibliography

NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, xiv, 47

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