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BALRANALD HOUSE GARDEN WALLS AND GATEPIERSLB17587

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
15/01/1980
Local Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Planning Authority
Na h-Eileanan Siar
Parish
North Uist
NGR
NF 72004 69742
Coordinates
72004, 869742

Description

Architect probably Alexander MacKenzie of Portree,

1832/3. 2-storey L-plan farm house, renovated circa

1980, and now linked to single storey former outbuilding

to west. Pebbledashed, with rendered margins. North

(entrance) elevation: recessed bay right; 3 12-pane sash

and case windows each floor, piended off-centre porch

with door in re-entrant angle. 2 windows either level

of east and south elevations. Single apex and wallhead

stacks. Piended slate roof. Former outbuilding also

piended, and has garage door cut in short west wall;

large apex stack: modern link with house is sympathetic,

with small-paned sash windows.

Situated at south end of substantial quadrangular

garden enclosure; rubble-built walls, coping and square

gatepiers, latter corniced, with pyramidal caps. Central

dividing wall with wooden gate.

References

Bibliography

NMRS index

Inverness Journal 1.6.1832 & 15.3.1833

(information courtesy of Buildings of Scotland Research

Unit).

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 statutory listing address is the legal part of the listing. 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.

Listing covers both the exterior and the interior. Listing can cover structures not mentioned 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. For information about curtilage see www.historicenvironment.scot. 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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