Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
ND 34753 72436
334753, 972436


Manse, mid-later 18th century with earlier 19th century

alterations and additions; 2-storey, wide 3-bay house;

harled rubble with chamfered and contrasting painted

margins. SW front with centre door with moulded doorpiece;

1st floor windows in NW and SE gables; all windows narrow

centre court; SE wing (probably earlier 19th century)

2-storey, 2-bay extension to house; NW wing with offices,

including stable. End and ridge stacks; slate roofs.

Interior; little of interest; some alterations to stair

well, with later 19th century staircase.

Steading; late 18th century L-plan single storey range

comprising bothy, hen-house and threshing/winnowing barn.

All rubble; barn set at right angles to bothy, with long

elevations and centre winnowing doors facing north and

south; bowed east gable (possibly formerly incorporating

kiln); interior paved and skirted with Caithness slabs.

Small lean-to pigsty again south gable; small triangular

hen-house links bothy and barn at angle, with 10 boxes in

thickness of bothy wall, ridge stacks; slate roofs.

Garden walls; coped rubble garden walls, south facing

length with 3 semi-circular bee boles. Pair rubble gate

piers with ball finials.

Statement of Special Interest

"... the Minister has been extremely well accommodated

with new office house." (1791) Manse "received extensive

repair" 1832-33.

Hen boxes set in wall heated by chimney flue.



THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT (1791) (1979 edition edited by W.R.

Grant and D.J. Witherington) xviii, p.22. NEW STATISTICAL

ACCOUNT, xv, (1837) pp. 32, 46.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

Listed building consent is required for changes to a listed building which affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent.

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