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Latitude: 57.8755 / 57°52'31"N
Longitude: -4.1307 / 4°7'50"W
OS Eastings: 273724
OS Northings: 889323
OS Grid: NH737893
Mapcode National: GBR J75X.8L5
Mapcode Global: WH4DL.J96Y
Entry Name: Skibo Castle Dairy and Dairy House
Listing Date: 7 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330970
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB599
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton
Traditional County: Sutherland
Dairy; circa 1900, single storey octagonal dairy with centre door in wide west bay and narrow flanking windows, and wing to rear linked to Dairy House. Tooled, sneck coursed rubble; narrow windows with leaded Art Nouveau glazing.
Red tiled bellcast roof, with deep projecting eaves borne on rustic wood columns forming veranda with red quarry tiled paving. Ornamental tiled ridge with three octagonal louvred and ogee headed ventilators.
Interior: two rooms with decorative tiled walls, tiled floors and marble benches. Ornamental fountain in western room.
Dairy House: also circa 1900, asymmetrical cruciform plan house, single storey and attic, 3 bays. Crowsteppped gabled with rectangular bay windows in ground floor, east and south. Entrance in re-entrant angle; 2 piended dormers with deep eaves and tile finials; multi-pane glazing in upper sashes; central ridge battery of 4 octagonal stacks; red tiled roof and decorative tiled ridge.
One ventilator damaged. Dairy and Dairy House are single building.
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