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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Croy And Dalcross
NH 79650 50071
279650, 850071


William Lawrie for James Matthews, 1855 (style of Thomas

Mackenzie). 2-storey and attic, E facing 3-bay house with

unusual boat shaped gables swept to eaves. Coursed rubble

front with contrasting tooled and polished ashlar dressings,

harled flanks. Advanced outer bays; single storey square

projecting porch with panelled door and parapet decorated

with angle ball finials and string course extending across

flanking bays. Centre 1st floor windows with polished ashlar

jambs under unusual Moorish shaped ashlar gablet. Large

ground floor windows flank entrance, diminishing in size in

1st and then attic floor windows. Symmetrical fenestration

in gables with diminutive apex attic light; multi-pane

glazing. Attenuated ball finials to all gables; coped end

stacks; slate roofs. Gabled single storey service range to


Statement of Special Interest

Manse at Kildrummy, Gordon District, with almost identical

frontage, designed by Thomas Mackenzie (Mackenzie and

Matthews) in 1850.

William Lawrie worked in Inverness office of James Matthews

(Aberdeen) after Thomas Mackenzie's death in 1854.



Scottish Record Office, RHP 7763.

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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