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Latitude: 57.6768 / 57°40'36"N
Longitude: -4.0256 / 4°1'32"W
OS Eastings: 279295
OS Northings: 867018
OS Grid: NH792670
Mapcode National: GBR J8FF.GQV
Mapcode Global: WH4FM.499R
Entry Name: Cromarty House
Listing Date: 25 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332566
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1818
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Black Isle
Traditional County: Cromartyshire
Circa 1772. Large classical mansion, 2 storeys and attic over
raised basement 5 bays with centre door; 2 storey 3 bay
flanking wings at ground level, having different floor levels
internally from main block. Ashlar. Main (south) elevation;
slightly advanced, quoined centre bay with classical
pedimented doorway and sidelights approached by broad flight
of steps oversailing smooth rusticated basement. Porch
flanked by round headed windows. Centre Venetian window 1st
floor with modillioned pediment and bull's eye above.
Balustraded parapet, paired flanking chimneys, piended roof
and 3 piended dormers.
Flanking wings with 3 tall segmental headed blind arches at
ground floor with 3 small blind windows (one with 4 light
casement) above; band course, plain parapet (balustraded to
north) and hipped roof. Corresponding facade to north having
bowed projecting centre bay full height. Long corniced
doorway with glazed door centre ground floor approached by
flight of steps.
Modillioned eaves cornice; 2 band courses; smooth rusticated
quoins; slate roof.
Interior contains some fine mantel pieces, good ceilings and
Cromarty House built on site of Cromarty Castle, demolished
1772, by George Ross who bought the estate in 1765 from the
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