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Granary And Cottage, Mains Of Lethen

A Category B Listed Building in Auldearn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.5448 / 57°32'41"N

Longitude: -3.7767 / 3°46'35"W

OS Eastings: 293756

OS Northings: 851908

OS Grid: NH937519

Mapcode National: GBR K81S.8RW

Mapcode Global: WH5HF.YMRG

Plus Code: 9C9RG6VF+W8

Entry Name: Granary And Cottage, Mains Of Lethen

Listing Name: Lethen House Granary

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332368

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1665

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200332368

Location: Auldearn

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Auldearn

Traditional County: Nairnshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Early 18th century, west facing 2-storey, wide 3-bay
building with single storey, single bay addition to south
gable, and further single storey, 3-bay cottage with
centre door abutting south gable of wing, forming
continuous range on south sloping site. Some
late 19th century windows and doorways, particularly in
rear east elevation. All rubble with ashlar dressings,
and tooled late 19th century architraves. Stone forestair
to 1st floor entrance in south outer bay of main block;
moulded eaves cornice; former string or band course
across west gable removed; simple chamfers to original
windows; some evidence of blocked fenestration; late 19th
century apex stack to main block centre west gable; early
18th century coped stack to south gable of cottage,
which also has original small windows.
Crowsteps; cavetto skewputts; local slate roofs.

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