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Husabost House, Skye

A Category C Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Latitude: 57.4673 / 57°28'2"N

Longitude: -6.6691 / 6°40'8"W

OS Eastings: 120146

OS Northings: 851514

OS Grid: NG201515

Mapcode National: GBR 98XZ.Q1M

Mapcode Global: WGX5C.JKGW

Plus Code: 9C9MF88J+W9

Entry Name: Husabost House, Skye

Listing Name: Husabost House, Walled Garden and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330761

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB472

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Originally 2 storey, 3 bay house of circa 1800; later
additions creating cruciform plan. Large 2 storey wing added
circa 1840, projecting centre, east front of earlier house.
Square projecting crenellated porch to re-entrant angle
formed by two arms of building.
2 storey, 2 bay wing to rear (west) elevation of old house;
small single storey wings to gable ends. Some 12-pane glazing
survives. End stacks; slate roofs.
Interior: 1840 addition; dining room with drawing room above;
coved, enriched plaster ceiling to drawing room; small curved
stair with slender hand-rail.

Statement of Interest

Interesting plasterwork in wing of circa 1840.

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