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Ferry House, Ard Neackie

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.498 / 58°29'52"N

Longitude: -4.6658 / 4°39'56"W

OS Eastings: 244740

OS Northings: 959730

OS Grid: NC447597

Mapcode National: GBR G6V8.HJJ

Mapcode Global: WH26Z.9NFQ

Plus Code: 9CCQF8XM+6M

Entry Name: Ferry House, Ard Neackie

Listing Name: Ard Neackie, House Lime Kilns and Pier

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330824

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB516

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; early 19th century, 2-storey, east facing 3-bay

house with centre door; harled. Sutherland coat of arms

and worn date-stone above door; small 1st floor windows

close to wallhead; 4-pane glazing in north and south gables

supporting plain barge-boards; slate roof.

Kilns; circa 1870. 2 large pairs oval section lime kilns,

probably of slightly different builds. Round-headed draw

arches to south pair, and segmental headed arches to northern

pair, which abut at slight angle. All coursed rubble with

tooled rubble dressings.

PIER: kilns served by rubble pier running out into loch in fron of them.

Statement of Interest

Sutherland/Stafford Arms above centre door; date obliterated. Skewputts projecting from gable ends characteristic of Sutherland; at Ard Neakie probably later 19th century, dating re-roofing of house. Pier also served Heilem-Portnancon ferry.

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