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Latitude: 57.5072 / 57°30'25"N
Longitude: -3.9406 / 3°56'26"W
OS Eastings: 283823
OS Northings: 847990
OS Grid: NH838479
Mapcode National: GBR J8MW.KMX
Mapcode Global: WH4GF.FKQS
Entry Name: Auchindoune House
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332444
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1723
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor
Traditional County: Nairnshire
Mid 18th century, 2-storey and attic house, wide 3 bays. Harl
pointed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Projecting square
porch, with piended slate roof, later round-headed entrance
and fanlight, masks centre door, with additional later window
at right. 2 small piended dormers. Single windows in ground
floor, east; each gable has narrow slit vent to light attic.
12-pane glazing; end stacks; slate roof. Single storey and
attic, 2-bay mid 19th century rear wing.
Set back and flanking each gable is short length of
crenellated walling, with re-used marriage stone dated 1628
inserted at west.
Interior: simple moulded doorpieces; original fielded
panelled doors in older part of house. 2 18th century carved
marble chimney pieces in east drawing room (formerly 2
rooms); 1, possibly by John Cheere (died 1787), from former
Cawdor property in Wales, the second said to have come from
a house in Westminster Abbey precincts, London, brought north
by an earlier Campbell of Cawdor. Elliptical stair with
cantilevered stone treads and simple balusters.
Said to be site of earlier dwelling or castle. 1628 marriage
stone is former chimney lintel with incised hearts and
initials of a Stuart who married a Campbell of Cawdor.
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