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Thatched Cottage, Lonbain

A Category B Listed Building in Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5079 / 57°30'28"N

Longitude: -5.8643 / 5°51'51"W

OS Eastings: 168627

OS Northings: 852998

OS Grid: NG686529

Mapcode National: GBR C8XW.6NN

Mapcode Global: WGZ7T.WKN7

Plus Code: 9C9PG45P+57

Entry Name: Thatched Cottage, Lonbain

Listing Name: Lonbain Thatched Cottage

Listing Date: 25 February 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330689

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB427

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Applecross

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Parish: Applecross

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Earlier-mid 19th century, small single storey, W facing 3-bay
cottage. Probably cruck-framed; drystone rubble. Centre
entrance with roughly dressed door jambs; small flanking
dressed door jambs; small flanking windows; further
diminutive centre light to rear. Pegged turf N gablet; straw
thatched roof; no stacks, but clay drainpipes project at each
rounded apex to serve as flues.
Interior; said to be timber lined.

Statement of Interest

Sole surviving inhabited thatched cottage in Lonbain, a

linear settlement with only one other lived in cottage.

Remainder of buildings in ruinous condition (1981).

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