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Drumnatorran Steading, Strontian

A Category B Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7037 / 56°42'13"N

Longitude: -5.5622 / 5°33'43"W

OS Eastings: 182034

OS Northings: 762562

OS Grid: NM820625

Mapcode National: GBR DCN0.10M

Mapcode Global: WH0DZ.JRKP

Plus Code: 9C8PPC3Q+F4

Entry Name: Drumnatorran Steading, Strontian

Listing Name: Strontian, Drumnatorran Steading

Listing Date: 29 May 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330818

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB512

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardnamurchan

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Ardnamurchan

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Dated 1828. Large symmetrical U-plan steading, 2 storeys but with centre cross-arm of U built into side of slope, rendering long SE loft facade with gabled outer bays as single storey with access to lofts from lane running full length of frontage; wide entrances to lofts in outer gabled bays and off-centre.

All harl pointed rubble with roughly tooled ashlar dressings. Symmetrical 2-storey, 7-bay arms (6 bays to inner court face) with 1st floor alternate slit vents and square louvred windows in both elevations continuing in same symmetrical pattern in 1st floor frontage of NW facing U-plan court. Centre datestone close under eaves; stable and byre accommodation in ground floor all giving onto court. Later, small single storey, single pitch heated henhouse projects at NW gable. West Highland slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Fine and unusual example of Lochaber type "bank barn".

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