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Budgate House

A Category A Listed Building in Cawdor, Highland

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Coordinates

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

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332449

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1727

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cawdor

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Cawdor

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

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;
stone ridge.
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.

Statement of Interest

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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