Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

HOLME ROSELB1812

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
26/01/1971
Local Authority
Highland
Planning Authority
Highland
Parish
Croy And Dalcross
NGR
NH 80652 48630
Coordinates
280652, 848630

Description

Early 19th century single pile range (possibly by William

Robertson) fronting and flanking later 18th century house.

3-storey, 3-bay house with 2-storey rear courtyard range

possibly including earlier stables. 2-storey, 7-bay SE

symmetrical frontage. Red droved ashlar frontage and side

elevations, rubble rear, polished ashlar dressings. Band

courses moulded eaves cornices; symmetrical ridge and end

corniced stacks to main house.

Slightly advanced centre bay with projecting semi-circular

portico supported by 2 pairs Roman Doric columns; simple

panelled and corniced entablature; shallow flight

semi-circular steps. Centre door with decorative fanlight and

flanking side lights; centre 1st floor window set in blind

lunette with stepped blocking course above main cornice. Tall

flanking ground floor windows; shorter 1st floor windows

linked by cill band. Symmetrical double pile 3-storey return

elevations with some blind windows. Large sun lounge slapped

in SW return elevation ground floor (1930's). Semi-circular

stair tower projects centre rear in courtyard, rising full

height in centre of later 18th century 3-bay symmetrical rear

elevation. Blocked door at base of stair tower.

Early 19th century 2-storey courtyard range to rear, with

4-bay side elevations. Inner court has covered way on 3

sides, supported by stone Roman Doric columns, infilled in

1930's with each bay lit by bowed windows.

Multi-pane glazing throughout. Slate roofs.

Interior; early 19th century corniced plaster ceilings with

decorative centre pieces in drawing and dining rooms left and

right of plain entrance hall; panelled doors with simple

corniced architraves; panelled window shutters; 1930's

decorative wall light niches in dining room. Various changes

of level in 1st and 2nd floors, owing to differences of

height between original inner 3-storey house and later 2

storey casing.

Statement of Special Interest

Family of Rose of Holme disjointed from Rose of Kilravock in

15th century.

Early 19th century staircase between ground and 1st floor

removed during 1930s alterations. The attribution to

Robertson is on stylistic evidence.

References

Bibliography

THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT, ii (1794) p.567. George Bain HISTORY

OF NAIRNSHIRE (1893) pp. 202-03, 462. Groome's ORDNANCE

GAZETTEER OF SCOTLAND, ii (1883) p.314.

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.

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