Dated 1873, possibly Alexander Ross, Inverness. Single
and 2-storey hollow square with 5-bay NE 5-bay entrance
front and long SE range now a dwelling house. Tooled rubble,
tooled ashlar dressings. Slightly advanced gable centre bay
with segmental-headed archway entrance to inner court under
long louvred and gabletted clock tower; missing clock faces;
long Gothic cast-iron ridge brattishing with apex
weathervanes. Centre archway linked to 2-storey gabled outer
bay by single storey bays.
Irregular 6-bay SE frontage with centre entrance sheltered
by modern glazed sun porch; 4 piended dormers break wallhead.
Inner court with stabling for 4 horses and 2 carriage
Varied glazing. Coped wallhead and truncated end stacks;
Statement of Special Interest
Plaque above entrance arch dated 1873 and initialled E DD
and P DD for Edward and Pheobe Dunbar Dunbars.
Stables served Birchfield, the Rothes home of the Dunbar
Dunbars (also of Kinloss, Moray) designed by Alexander Ross
in 1869, destroyed by fire and re-built (probably also by
Alexander Ross) in 1893. Birchfield now the Rothes Glen