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Alvie Manse (Former Church of Scotland Manse) and Steading

A Category C Listed Building in Alvie, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1608 / 57°9'38"N

Longitude: -3.8808 / 3°52'51"W

OS Eastings: 286339

OS Northings: 809339

OS Grid: NH863093

Mapcode National: GBR J9SS.P1Z

Mapcode Global: WH4J6.C86T

Entry Name: Alvie Manse (Former Church of Scotland Manse) and Steading

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332343

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1651

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alvie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

John MacCulloch, 1807-8, repaired 1834, originally 2-storey 3-bay house Baronialised with substantial additions Thomas MacKenzie, 1848-9 to form 3-storey S facing L-plan house with drum tower entrance porch in SW re-entrant angle corbelled out to square cap-house at 2nd floor. Harled, red ashlar dressings. Moulded architraves to doorway and windows; panelled door. Canted bay window in ground floor of S gable, regular fenestration above; mainly 2-pane glazing; crowsteps; coped end stacks; slate roof.

Pair later tripartites to rear of house; later single storey and attic wing projects at E.

Interior: later 19th century pine staircase with turned balustrade, panelled square newels with ball finials; simple moulded ceiling cornices.

Steading: single storey and loft L-plan steading range; harl pointed rubble, rubble dressings; local slate roof.

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