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BOLESKINE HOUSELB1849

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Boleskine And Abertarff
NGR
NH 50847 22116
Coordinates
250847, 822116

Description

Begun late 18th century and continuously enlarged until

circa 1830. Now forms single storey, irregular 7-bay house

with projecting outer bays with truncated gables. Pink harled

with ashlar dressings and margins (some rendered). Present SE

front probably re-cast from NW. Centre projecting pilastered

ashlar bay with entrance flanked by narrow side lights; porch

linked to outer bays by shallow loggia supported by slender

Roman Doric columns; deep continuous entablature. NW

elevation; round-headed window in gabled centre bay

(probably former entrance) 3-window projecting bowed bays (to

right with modern alteration to one window) with bowed

piended roofs in bays 2 and 6; outer bays with Venetian

windows.

Multi-pane glazing; long and short channelled ashlar quoins.

Symmetrical pair ridge and panelled end wallhead stacks; slate

roofs.

East service door masked by later single storey, single bay

extension.

Interior; long corridor runs full length of house in SE front

probably formed in earlier 19th century; panelled arches and

screens flanking centre entrance bay. Simple plaster cornices

to 2 public rooms with bowed bay windows giving to NW.

Statement of Special Interest

Unsightly alterations to end rooflines.

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