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Female School, Rosslyn Street, Brora

A Category B Listed Building in East Sutherland and Edderton, Highland

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Latitude: 58.011 / 58°0'39"N

Longitude: -3.8581 / 3°51'28"W

OS Eastings: 290309

OS Northings: 903931

OS Grid: NC903039

Mapcode National: GBR J7VK.7GF

Mapcode Global: WH4CY.QX12

Plus Code: 9CCR246R+9Q

Entry Name: Female School, Rosslyn Street, Brora

Listing Name: Brora Rosslyn Street Rockpool

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330904

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB568

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Clyne

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Parish: Clyne

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Mid 19th century, 2-storey and attic, symmetrical 3-bay
former school, now dwelling. Harl pointed rubble, tooled
dressings. Centre door in south front; single ground floor
windows in east and west gables, 1st floor window in east
gable; 16-pane glazing; 2 wide barge-boarded gabled dormers
with multi-pane casements; coped end stacks; slate roof.
Roughly coped rubble garden wall.

Statement of Interest

Appears as "Femal School" on 1st edition OS, 1872.

"Female school endowed in Brora the Duke of Sutherland

where girls are taught to sew, to make their own dresses

and other needlework". (1840).

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