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Mains of Coul

A Category B Listed Building in Contin, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.57 / 57°34'12"N

Longitude: -4.5727 / 4°34'21"W

OS Eastings: 246227

OS Northings: 856246

OS Grid: NH462562

Mapcode National: GBR H82Q.B5Y

Mapcode Global: WH3DL.QZQM

Entry Name: Mains of Coul

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332503

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1771

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Contin

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Parish: Contin

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Dated 1795. 2 storey, 12-bay farm square frontage; rubble,

tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Centre keystoned

segmental headed archway within pedimented bay, with 1st

floor window, blind occulus in pediment and apex finial. 5

wide bays left (east) with stables, and segmental headed

carriage house in outer bay; 6 closer spaced bays left

(west) with 2 dwellings in 5 bays and outer bay with

segmental headed carriage house as in east. Regular 1st floor fenestration (small windows) with 6-pane glazing. 2 doorways

and 3 12-pane windows in ground floor west. 1 timber porch, 4 symmetrical ridge stacks; piended slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Interior of square much altered.

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