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Latitude: 57.5681 / 57°34'5"N
Longitude: -4.1722 / 4°10'19"W
OS Eastings: 270168
OS Northings: 855193
OS Grid: NH701551
Mapcode National: GBR J82Q.FKT
Mapcode Global: WH4G3.W1DK
Plus Code: 9C9QHR9H+64
Entry Name: Avoch Parish Manse, Braehead, Avoch
Listing Name: Avoch Village Braehead Hill House (Former Manse of Parish Church), Stables, Dyke and Gate Piers
Listing Date: 25 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330716
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB441
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Black Isle
Traditional County: Ross-shire
Thomas Murison. 1820-22. George Rhind 1845: additions.
Basement, 2 storey and attic, 3 bays with centre corniced
doorway approached by shallow flight of steps oversailing
basement. Ground floor tripartites. Red cherry-pointed
ashlar. Eaves band and blocked eaves course. Decorated scroll
skewputts. 3 segmental headed dormers (probably of 1845),
Red harled gables and service wing to rear.
Stables, George Rhind, 1845. 1 storey stable and steading
block, part demolished and much altered for garage use.
Pigeon loft with blocked flight holes and alighting
platforms. Ashlar gate piers with pyramidal copes.
Plan for manse drawn up by Thomas Murison in 1820. An earlier
plan "tendered in by John Watson, mason at Fortrose" in 1817
was not executed (Scottish) Record Office, CH2/66/6, 6 May,
Thomas Murison was a builder-architect (see Scottish
Record Office, SC29/64/4, p. 188)
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