Listed Building

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SKIBO CASTLE FORMER ELECTRIC HOUSE AND PRIVATE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE (NOW GARAGE) WITH PAIR DWELLINGS, "LOCH OSPISDALE EAST" AND "LOCH OSPISDALE WEST".LB600

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
07/03/1984
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Dornoch
NGR
NH 73442 88932
Coordinates
273442, 888932

Description

Probably Ross and Macbeth, early 20th century, pair 2 storey, 2-bay dwellings as north facade; coursed, tooled rubble, polished ashlar dressings. Tripartites in outer bays, ground and 1st floor; at 1st floor rising through wallhead in wide crowstepped and finialled gables. Centre 1st floor windows also rise through wallhead, with gablets decorated with wild beasts. Crowstepped gables, end and ridge batteries of octagonal stacks; slate roof.

To rear; single storey, wide 2-bay crowstepped industrial buildings, the former electric house. Slated roof with raised and louvred vents at ridge. White tiled interior.

Statement of Special Interest

Former electric house now serves as estate garage.

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