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SKIBO CASTLE DAIRY AND DAIRY HOUSELB599

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
07/03/1984
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Dornoch
NGR
NH 73724 89323
Coordinates
273724, 889323

Description

Dairy; circa 1900, single storey octagonal dairy with centre door in wide west bay and narrow flanking windows, and wing to rear linked to Dairy House. Tooled, sneck coursed rubble; narrow windows with leaded Art Nouveau glazing.

Red tiled bellcast roof, with deep projecting eaves borne on rustic wood columns forming veranda with red quarry tiled paving. Ornamental tiled ridge with three octagonal louvred and ogee headed ventilators.

Interior: two rooms with decorative tiled walls, tiled floors and marble benches. Ornamental fountain in western room.

Dairy House: also circa 1900, asymmetrical cruciform plan house, single storey and attic, 3 bays. Crowsteppped gabled with rectangular bay windows in ground floor, east and south. Entrance in re-entrant angle; 2 piended dormers with deep eaves and tile finials; multi-pane glazing in upper sashes; central ridge battery of 4 octagonal stacks; red tiled roof and decorative tiled ridge.

Statement of Special Interest

One ventilator damaged. Dairy and Dairy House are single building.

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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.

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