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Skelbo Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Dornoch, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.9277 / 57°55'39"N

Longitude: -4.0441 / 4°2'38"W

OS Eastings: 279039

OS Northings: 894978

OS Grid: NH790949

Mapcode National: GBR J7DS.07V

Mapcode Global: WH4D7.VZFY

Entry Name: Skelbo Steading

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330958

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB596

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dornoch

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Parish: Dornoch

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Mid-later 19th century, large U-plan single storey and
loft range enclosing 5-bay gabled range of cattle courts,
presenting symmetrical 7-bay crowstepped gabled frontage
to east. All rubble with tooled rubble dressings. Outer
and centre ranges slightly higher; outer gables have ground
floor doorway, flanking windows and centre loft window
with apex stacks. Wide round headed arched entrances,
with double leaf doors, to centre 5 bays, each with centre
loft vent; centre gabled with apex bellcote. Slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Probably incorporates some of 1812 steading planned

during early 19th century improvements to Sutherland estates.

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