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Combination Poorhouse, Bonar Bridge

A Category B Listed Building in North, West and Central Sutherland, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8918 / 57°53'30"N

Longitude: -4.3358 / 4°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 261629

OS Northings: 891545

OS Grid: NH616915

Mapcode National: GBR H7NV.YH8

Mapcode Global: WH3C5.CWLY

Plus Code: 9C9QVMR7+PM

Entry Name: Combination Poorhouse, Bonar Bridge

Listing Name: Bonar Bridge Migdale Hospital

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330488

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB284

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Creich (Highland)

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Creich (Highland)

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Probably Mathews and Laurie, Inverness, circa 1870. 2-storey,
11-bay, SW symmetrical facade, extended H-plan; all harled
with tooled ashlar margins. 2 gabled bays flank centre
round-headed entrance bay, 2 outer bays advanced, linked under
1 gable and projecting to NE to form rear wings; large 3-light
windows flank entrance in ground and 1st floors, 12-pane
sashes elsewhere. Tall slender centre octagonal louvred
cupola with facetted conical roof and weather-vane; paired
ridge stacks; slate roof.
Single storey range parallel to main building frontage,
symmetrical 9 bays; also extended H-plan. Gabled 3rd and 5th
bays, projecting slightly both to front and rear of range;
entrance in centre rear (facing main hospital door). All
harled with tooled ashlar margins; 12-pane glazing; slate roof;
no stack.
Later additions to rear.
Low coped front retaining walls; high rubble walls to sides
and rear.

Statement of Interest

Appears as Combination Poorhouse on 1st edition OS, 1874. Similar buildings in Rosemarkie (Ross and Cromarty) and Nairn (Nairn).

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