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Store, Scourie House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.3546 / 58°21'16"N

Longitude: -5.1536 / 5°9'12"W

OS Eastings: 215574

OS Northings: 945005

OS Grid: NC155450

Mapcode National: GBR F6NN.240

Mapcode Global: WH16C.T82M

Plus Code: 9CCP9R3W+RH

Entry Name: Store, Scourie House

Listing Name: Scourie House, Fishing Stores and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 18 March 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330728

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB451

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Eddrachillis

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Eddrachillis

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

House; circa 1830. 2-storey, 3-bay double pile house with

later 2 storey, 2-bay wing to rear and further mid-later

19th century wing to NW. White harled with contrasting

painted margins. Centre rear entrance, now in re-entrant

angle formed by later wing, and masked by late 19th century semi-circular porch with semi-conical slate roof. Later

entrances in west gable and in NW wing; multi-pane glazing;

crowsteps; corniced lozenge shaped stacks in pairs on

rectangular bases; slate roofs.

Stores; large crowstepped store with segmental headed

opening in south gable close to house. Further pair stores

by entrance gates, both rubble; one with crowsteps, wide

entrance, end stack and corrugated iron roof; the second

with low pitched roof of local stone slates.

Walled garden to east of house; coped rubble walls.

Statement of Interest

Entrance and stores by harbour.

Eddrachillis parish purchased by Duke of Sutherland in

1829. Scourie House said to have been built as Sutherland

Estate Factor's House. Except rear porch, house had present

plan form by 1875 (1st edition OS). Stores appear as

boathouses on 1st edition OS (1875).

Scourie House now 2 dwellings, substantially but sensitively

altered 1980-82

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