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Latitude: 58.5285 / 58°31'42"N
Longitude: -3.4039 / 3°24'14"W
OS Eastings: 318340
OS Northings: 960901
OS Grid: ND183609
Mapcode National: GBR K6Y5.ZC1
Mapcode Global: WH6CX.PW8T
Plus Code: 9CCRGHHW+CC
Entry Name: Stemster House
Listing Name: Stemster House
Listing Date: 28 November 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330947
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB589
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Thurso and Northwest Caithness
Traditional County: Caithness
Tagged with: House
Mid-later 19th century, symmetrically fronted 2-storey
and attic, 5-bay house, probably incorporating earlier
dwelling contained in centre portion. Harled south front
and side elevations, coursed rubble rear; ashlar margins
and dressings. Centre door in advanced gabled ashlar porch
with moulded lugged architraves, flanked by advanced and
gabled bays with tripartites with moulded architraves in
ground floor. Elsewhere large windows with thick wooden
centre mullions; in set back lower outer bays the 1st
floor windows break wallhead under crowstepped pediments;
small attic windows in gables of bays 2 and 4.
Roughly E-plan rear with outer flanking 2-storey, 2-bay
wings, and centre gabled wing with large centre window
and apex stack.
Multi-pane glazing; quatrefoil motifs in pediments and
gable heads; crowsteps; corniced end stacks; slate roofs.
Appears in present form on 1st edition OS (1872).
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