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Skibo Castle Former Electric House and Private Telephone Exchange (Now Garage) with Pair Dwellings, "Loch Ospisdale East" and "Loch Ospisdale West".

A Category B Listed Building in Dornoch, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.872 / 57°52'19"N

Longitude: -4.1353 / 4°8'7"W

OS Eastings: 273441

OS Northings: 888947

OS Grid: NH734889

Mapcode National: GBR J75X.LHC

Mapcode Global: WH4DL.GD1L

Entry Name: Skibo Castle Former Electric House and Private Telephone Exchange (Now Garage) with Pair Dwellings, "Loch Ospisdale East" and "Loch Ospisdale West".

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330972

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB600

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dornoch

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: East Sutherland and Edderton

Parish: Dornoch

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Probably Ross and Macbeth, early 20th century, pair 2 storey, 2-bay dwellings as north facade; coursed, tooled rubble, polished ashlar dressings. Tripartites in outer bays, ground and 1st floor; at 1st floor rising through wallhead in wide crowstepped and finialled gables. Centre 1st floor windows also rise through wallhead, with gablets decorated with wild beasts. Crowstepped gables, end and ridge batteries of octagonal stacks; slate roof.

To rear; single storey, wide 2-bay crowstepped industrial buildings, the former electric house. Slated roof with raised and louvred vents at ridge. White tiled interior.

Statement of Interest

Former electric house now serves as estate garage.

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