Listed Building

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ARDELVE, 12 LOWER ARDELVELB6999

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
25/03/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Lochalsh
NGR
NG 87413 26671
Coordinates
187413, 826671

Description

19th century, traditional Lochalsh single storey, 3-bay

cottage. Whitewashed rubble, rounded corners, heavy boulder

footings. 4 pairs scarfed crucks. Centre door with later

projecting corrugated iron porch; flanking 4-pane sashes;

small 4-pane sash window rear. Gable end chimney of Skye type

in west gable; straw "lum" with wooden cap and lining within

piended thatched roof at east, bound with thatch and twine.

Rush and/or straw thatch with some heather at eaves, pinned

at ridge and eaves with bent hazel wands.

Interior: 2 rooms right and left, with small "press" room at

centre rear. Left room (south) has projecting fireplace

(served by straw "lum") with flanking "cheeks" and metal

canopy.

Statement of Special Interest

Lived in and in excellent condition. Rare survival,

particularly the "lum".

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