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Gesto Farm Square

A Category B Listed Building in Bracadale, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3423 / 57°20'32"N

Longitude: -6.3959 / 6°23'45"W

OS Eastings: 135614

OS Northings: 836526

OS Grid: NG356365

Mapcode National: GBR B9L9.WQL

Mapcode Global: WGY76.QQJ5

Entry Name: Gesto Farm Square

Listing Date: 8 September 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332530

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1793

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bracadale

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Early/mid 19th century U shaped court of farm buildings facing north on to Gesto Bay. Unusual circular heated rubble henhouse with central chimney, internal central fireplace and conical roof. Also boat house. All whitewashed rubble with slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Unusual henhouse still in use. Wooden door fitted with hen entrance at base and shutter. Appears on 1st ed OS of 1877.

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