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Latitude: 57.928 / 57°55'40"N
Longitude: -4.0442 / 4°2'39"W
OS Eastings: 279033
OS Northings: 895007
OS Grid: NH790950
Mapcode National: GBR J7DS.06N
Mapcode Global: WH4D7.VZCR
Plus Code: 9C9QWXH4+58
Entry Name: Cattle Court, Skelbo Farm
Listing Name: Skelbo Steading
Listing Date: 20 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330959
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB596
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton
Traditional County: Sutherland
Tagged with: Farmstead
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.
Probably incorporates some of 1812 steading planned
during early 19th century improvements to Sutherland estates.
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