Listed Building

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JAMESTOWN, FORMER FREE CHURCH MANSELB1772

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
31/08/1983
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Contin
NGR
NH 47892 56578
Coordinates
247892, 856578

Description

Circa 1844. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay south facing house

with slightly later wing to rear (circa 1850). Harled with

contrasting painted tooled ashlar margins. Centre margined

doorway with projecting moulded cornice with pendant

brackets; fanlight with margined glazing and double leaf

panelled door. Front windows with heavy centre mullion to

8-pane sashes, taller in ground floor than 1st. Rear wing

forms L-plan court with later single storey service porch and

12-pane glazing to windows. Corniced end stacks; slate roof.

Statement of Special Interest

Ruined free Church in garden. Sited at junction of Contin,

Urray and Fodderty parishes. Land gifted by the Hon. Mrs

Stewart Mackenzie of Seaforth for joint Contin and Fodderty

Free Church.

References

Bibliography

Ewing, ANNALS OF THE FREE CHURCH, ii, (1907) p.215 INVERNESS

COURIER, June 27 1850

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