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- Category: B
- Date Added: 17/04/1986
- Local Authority: Highland
- Planning Authority: Highland
- Parish: Kirkhill
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NH 57715 45119
- Coordinates: 257715, 845119
Dated 1866, incorporating some earlier work. Style of
Alexander Ross. Scottish Baronial asymmetrical 2-storey and
attic house over raised basement. Rubble with tooled ashlar
Gabled with off-centre entrance in projecting central drum
corbelled to square over ground floor; approached by steps
oversailing raised basement with stone balustrade and ball
finials; shallow segmental headed lintel with datestone above
and corbelled oriel in 1st floor.
To right shallow rectangular bay windows; similar canted
window in garden front; mainly 2-pane glazing.
Slender drum tower in SE re-entrant angle rises above
wallheaded terminating with conical fishscale slated roof and
cast-iron weathervane; angle bartizans at 1st floor level
SW and NE also with conical roofs; gabletted dormers;
crowstepped gables; corbelled detailing; 1866 rainwater
goods; batteries of square and octagonal stacks; slate
roofs. Modern harled single storey additions to rear.
Interior; wooden stair with turned barley-sugar twist
balusters and ball finials to newels; moulded door jambs
and panelled doors; original chimney-pieces; plaster cornices
Statement of Special Interest
Mongram H AE W with 1866 date. In 1868 owned by Henry W
White of Monar and Lentran.
COUNTY DIRECTORY OF SCOTLAND (1868) p.201.
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