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ROYBRIDGE, KEPPOCH BARNLB6837

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Kilmonivaig
NGR
NN 26953 80925
Coordinates
226953, 780925

Description

Circa 1750. Tall single storey range over raised basement,

symmetrical 9-bay long east and west elevations. Whitewashed

rubble with similarly treated tooled rubble dressings.

West elevation; centre segmental-headed doorway flanked

either side by 4 long narrow round-headed louvred windows

with alternating narrow paired slit vents, one above the

other (upper course to serve former loft). Window in outer

north (left) bay enlarged as door; square-headed doorway to

raised basement in outer south (right) bay.

East elevation; similar fenestration and vents as in west,

but centre round-headed doorway somewhat smaller. Ground

slopes away more markedly, enabling raised basement to be

served by various square-headed doorways, that in outer bay

north (right) serving former kitchen(?) Paired round-headed

loft windows in north gable; blocked slit vents in south,

some masked by later gabled addition. End stacks; slate roof.

Interior; loft ceiling removed forming single large interior

with raised timber floor at south end. Northern raised

basement chamber with large mural (gabled end) fire place.

Statement of Special Interest

Said to have been former barracks. Raised basement could have

served as kitchen and stables.

Some evidence of horsewalk threshing mechanism at NW in large

circular mound and altered fenestration.

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