Listed Building

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ROTHIEMURCHUS, CROFT HOUSELB251

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
20/12/1979
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Duthil And Rothiemurchus
National Park
Cairngorms
NGR
NH 90293 9343
Coordinates
290293, 809343

Description

Elizabeth and Jane Grant, 1812-14. Picturesque 2-storey, irregular 3-bay house with single storey wing over raised basement at S. White harled. W facing front with near centre door in catslide outshot of right projecting gable. 3-light window in ground and 2-light fenestration in 1st floors; similar fenestration and further catslide roof extension to rear. Lattice pane glazing; end and wallhead stacks; graded local slate roof with deep projecting joisted eaves.

Statement of Special Interest

Built by Sir John Peter Grant of Rothiemurchus after a design he requested from his daughters Elizabeth and Jane, aged 15 and 12 in 1812. Early example of Picturesque style with strong local historical associations.

References

Bibliography

Elizabeth Grant, MEMOIRS OF A HIGHLAND LADY (1898),

pp. 258-9, 207-1.

John Gifford, 'Architects of the Highlands in the Nineteenth

Century - A sketch', Georgian Society BULLETIN NO. 7, (1980) pp. 29-31

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