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Gesto House

A Category B Listed Building in Bracadale, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3433 / 57°20'35"N

Longitude: -6.3951 / 6°23'42"W

OS Eastings: 135668

OS Northings: 836631

OS Grid: NG356366

Mapcode National: GBR B9L9.X43

Mapcode Global: WGY76.QPXF

Entry Name: Gesto House

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332529

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1792

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bracadale

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Mid/later 19th century, 2 storey and attic house, 3 wide bays with centre door and centre chimneyed gablet. Roughly coursed rubble, some harling, ashlar dressings. Large projecting roofless square porch to entrance; tall 1st floor windows; ornate floreated skewputts to gablet. Wing to rear.

Statement of Interest

Roofless and gutted. Gablet chimney and fireplace added early 20th century (per Dr D Roberts, Orbost and local mason). Despite its ruined

state this building is of considerable interest.

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