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Coulmony House and Walled Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn and Cawdor, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5077 / 57°30'27"N

Longitude: -3.7123 / 3°42'44"W

OS Eastings: 297502

OS Northings: 847677

OS Grid: NH975476

Mapcode National: GBR K86W.87M

Mapcode Global: WH5HN.YKDF

Entry Name: Coulmony House and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330885

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB555

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardclach

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Ardclach

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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Description

House; dated 1750. Symmetrical 2-storey and attic, 5-bay
SE facing frontage; rubble, ashlar dressings; some modern
harling to rear, partially modern, service wing.
Corniced centre entrance, with reeded detailing to jambs;
double leafed panelled door with narrow fanlight. Bracketted
cornice to worn dated panel above; centre raised gable with
apex stack and small centre window with chamfered jambs and
shouldered lintel; simple chamfers to all other window
architraves. 2 piended dormers to rear; mainly 12-pane glazing;
end stacks; slate roof.
Wide projecting modern porch (circa 1970) in centre of NE-gable
linked to modern, rubble, single storey and attic, 3-bay
service and garage wing set back from main house; 3 piended
dormers.
Interior simple moulded cornices to ground floor rooms;
shell-headed, key-stoned alcoves flank Adamesque chimney
piece in south ground floor room.
Walled garden; Large early-mid 19th century rubble walled
garden with rounded rubble cope.

Statement of Interest

Built for Hugh Rose 16th of Kilravock. Sold in 1775 to Miss Anne Brodie of Lethen. Large 1859 addition to NE demolished

circa 1970, but portions incorporated in rear service wings.

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