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Latitude: 57.5206 / 57°31'14"N
Longitude: -3.9449 / 3°56'41"W
OS Eastings: 283611
OS Northings: 849491
OS Grid: NH836494
Mapcode National: GBR J8MV.9PK
Mapcode Global: WH4GF.C7QH
Entry Name: Budgate House
Listing Date: 26 January 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332449
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1727
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Early-mid 18th century, 2-storey and attic, wide 5-bay
symmetrically planned south facing house. Pinned random
rubble, ashlar dressings. Centre door; centre 3 bays slightly
closer spaced, with smaller window to left of front door and
all 1st floor windows narrow. Plain chamfers to all
architraves. 1 ground 2 1st floor windows and 2 attic vents
in east gable; 1 1st floor, 1 small attic window and 1 vent
in west gable. 2 small piended dormers; 12-pane glazing.
Cavetto moulded copes to end stacks; crowsteps; slate roof;
Rear elevation; later ground floor addition masks original
fenestration; original symmetry in 1st floor where centre
gablet stack has small centre window (lighting half landing)
flanked by single windows.
Interior; centre scale and plat stone stairs with moulded
risers, flanking rounded and chamfered centre spine wall.
Stone flagged half landings and original turned wooden
balusters to attic landing. Original ground and 1st floor
plan of short front landing leading left and right off stairs
to small rear room and large gable) end rooms; simple
original moulded ceiling cornices. Most original architraves
and 6-panel raised and fielded doors survive.
Property of Sir Archibald Campbell, of Clunas and Budgate,
who managed Cawdor Estates in early-18th century, and after
his death to his fourth son, Dr Colin Campbell. Smaller
window to left of centre door has been made a doorway, and
reverted back again as a window.
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