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Birchfield

A Category B Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2651 / 57°15'54"N

Longitude: -3.6645 / 3°39'52"W

OS Eastings: 299704

OS Northings: 820609

OS Grid: NH997206

Mapcode National: GBR K9BJ.628

Mapcode Global: WH5JV.PN5C

Plus Code: 9C9R788P+25

Entry Name: Birchfield

Listing Name: Nethybridge, Birchfield

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330848

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB529

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Abernethy and Kincardine

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Abernethy And Kincardine

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Circa 1800, 2-storey and attic, 3-bay E facing house (with
2-storey rear wing) flanked by pair single storey , 3-bay
cottages forming U-plan E facing court. Cottage to S linked
to main house by single storey quadrant incorporating
bathroom extension; cottage to N detached. Pinned granite
frontage to main house, squared granite to gables and rear,
harled cottages, tooled granite dressings.
Centre entrance masked by canted glazed porch; rectangular
fanlight with geometric glazing; 3 later flat roofed
dormers with multi-pane casements; 12- and 4- pane sashes
elsewhere.
End stacks; mainly local slate roofs. Interior; slender
turned pine balusters to centre stairwell; pine panelled
dados, doors and window shutters to ground floor drawing
and dining rooms; moulded pine doorpieces. Decorative
plaster cornice and ceiling in drawing room with stylised
corn, feather and swag motifs.

Statement of Interest

Re-used mid-18th century fielded panelled door in N cottage,

said to have been former dairy.

Similar good quality house carpentry and plaster work at

Dell Lodge, also Nethy Bridge.

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