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Jamestown, Former Free Church Manse

A Category B Listed Building in Contin, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5736 / 57°34'24"N

Longitude: -4.5451 / 4°32'42"W

OS Eastings: 247892

OS Northings: 856578

OS Grid: NH478565

Mapcode National: GBR H84P.YNJ

Mapcode Global: WH3DM.4WXW

Entry Name: Jamestown, Former Free Church Manse

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332504

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1772

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Contin

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Wester Ross, Strathpeffer and Lochalsh

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Circa 1844. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay south facing house
with slightly later wing to rear (circa 1850). Harled with
contrasting painted tooled ashlar margins. Centre margined
doorway with projecting moulded cornice with pendant
brackets; fanlight with margined glazing and double leaf
panelled door. Front windows with heavy centre mullion to
8-pane sashes, taller in ground floor than 1st. Rear wing
forms L-plan court with later single storey service porch and
12-pane glazing to windows. Corniced end stacks; slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Ruined free Church in garden. Sited at junction of Contin,

Urray and Fodderty parishes. Land gifted by the Hon. Mrs

Stewart Mackenzie of Seaforth for joint Contin and Fodderty

Free Church.

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