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Game Larder, Gobernuisgach Lodge

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.3358 / 58°20'9"N

Longitude: -4.6725 / 4°40'20"W

OS Eastings: 243634

OS Northings: 941697

OS Grid: NC436416

Mapcode National: GBR G6VP.LGP

Mapcode Global: WH27R.6R81

Plus Code: 9CCQ88PH+82

Entry Name: Game Larder, Gobernuisgach Lodge

Listing Name: Gobernuisgach Lodge, Game Larder and Steading

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330788

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB491

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durness

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Durness

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

House; dated 1845-46. Small near symmetrical shooting
lodge. 2-storey, 3-bay with projecting outer bays forming
U-plan SE facing re-entrant court. Grey rubble, tooled
rubble dressings. Main entrance in centre SW elevation now
blocked; 2 present doors under small lean-to porch against
SE centre bay. Some 1st floor windows rise through wallhead
into finialled gablets; taller ground floor windows;
lying-pane glazing with heavy centre mullion
to all sasheds; drip moulds to all windows and doorways;
shaped skewputts; stone ball apex finials; symmetrical
ridge stacks with heavy copes; slate roof.
Game larder; small square game larder rubble as house with
centre door in NE elevation. Pyramidal slate roof with
centre apex louvred cupola; 8-pane gabled dormers in
each roof facet.
Steading; simple single storey, L-plan rubble steading with
stables, byre and gig-house. Slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Gobernuisgach now forms part of the Westminster Estate,

Lochmore, by Lairg. Date on S skewputt very worn.

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