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Faire Na Sgurr, Arisaig

A Category B Listed Building in Caol and Mallaig, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.9015 / 56°54'5"N

Longitude: -5.8474 / 5°50'50"W

OS Eastings: 165822

OS Northings: 785502

OS Grid: NM658855

Mapcode National: GBR CBYG.VS4

Mapcode Global: WGZBR.4SSL

Plus Code: 9C8PW523+J2

Entry Name: Faire Na Sgurr, Arisaig

Listing Name: Arisaig, Faire-Na-Sgurr

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330508

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB303

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arisaig and Moidart

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Caol and Mallaig

Parish: Arisaig And Moidart

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

George Jack, dated 1903. Irregular south facing L-plan house,

mainly 2-storey and attic. All rubble with tooled ashlar dressings.Asymmetrical elevations, to

south of 5 bays punctuated at centre by later projecting

2-storey sun-room, flanked by 4 substantial gabled dormers. Single-storey porch masks entrance on E gable entered from

glazed verandah; porch lit by long multi-pane window, and

canted angle has datestone with carved relief of St Michael

and long poetic inscription in Gaelic.

Rear service court dominated by high, corbelled 3-storey

chimney gable incorporating small viewing platform, with

crowstepped wallhead and apex stack; multi-pane glazing;

slate roofs of varying pitches, at north sweeping to ground

floor as outshot broken by various gabled dormers.

Statement of Interest

Built by Miss C C Astley of Arisaig House. Gaelic poem

invokes blessings on house and residents.

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