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Alness Parish Manse, Alness

A Category B Listed Building in Alness, Highland

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Latitude: 57.6907 / 57°41'26"N

Longitude: -4.2768 / 4°16'36"W

OS Eastings: 264369

OS Northings: 869047

OS Grid: NH643690

Mapcode National: GBR H8TD.FNY

Mapcode Global: WH3D5.8YNL

Plus Code: 9C9QMPRF+77

Entry Name: Alness Parish Manse, Alness

Listing Name: Alness Old Manse

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330607

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB364

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alness

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Cromarty Firth

Parish: Alness

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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1791. Repairs and additions, 1832 and again, by W C Joass,
1869. 2-storey over raised basement, 3 wide bays. Harled,
ashlar dressings. Slightly advanced gabled centre bay with
centre door approached by flight of steps, flanked by blind
narrow windows; blind centre 1st floor window, blind bull's
eye in apex and apex stack. Tripartites in ground floor;
ground and 1st floor windows linked by cill bands; rusticated
quoins; original palmette motif. 4-pane glazing; corniced end
stacks; slate roof. Later wings to rear, mainly 3 elevation.

Statement of Interest

"Superior to the generality of ministers' houses" (The

Statistical Account, 1797). Former steading, now converted to

dwelling; gighouse and stable block; possibly earlier manse,

with blocked windows with chamfered surrounds and moulded

chimneypiece dated 1681 with initials WRM AM.

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