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Kinrara House

A Category B Listed Building in Alvie, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1499 / 57°8'59"N

Longitude: -3.8601 / 3°51'36"W

OS Eastings: 287563

OS Northings: 808094

OS Grid: NH875080

Mapcode National: GBR J9VT.LJQ

Mapcode Global: WH4J6.PK24

Entry Name: Kinrara House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332384

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1676

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alvie

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Parish: Alvie

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Possibly John Sanders of London (architect). Circa 1800 with
additions, John Paterson circa 1814, and 1836. Substantially
recast Reginald Fairlie 1939. 2 storey, rambling country
house. All now harled.
Entrance front: U-Plan court, 5-bay inner, N facing
elevation with off-centre left door (originally mirrored
at right) part of Duchess Jane's original picturesque
cottage circa 1800. Wings belong partly to that period,
extended circa 1814, additional wing to E (originally
single storey) circa 1836.
Garden front: 5-bay elevation with bowed return end bays
(latter originally single storey). 3 tall tripartite
windows, centre window now with glazed doors, Regency
verandah, arched with lattice decoration and tent roof;
3 1st floor windows with 6-pane sashes divided by narrow
dressing room (now bathroom) windows; 3 windows in each
storey to bows with tall 6-pane sashes.
Addition made to SE of E wing in 1939. In-filling of 1836
in the entrance court yard removed.
All windows sash and case with a variety of glazing
patterns, some blind windows on N elevations of wings.
Coped stacks, slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Proposals for additions 1805, which repeated the design

of the bow-ended garden range, from Sanders.

The house may incorporate an earlier (18th century) cottage.

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