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Culachy House, Cottage and Steading Range

A Category C Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.1199 / 57°7'11"N

Longitude: -4.6828 / 4°40'57"W

OS Eastings: 237670

OS Northings: 806415

OS Grid: NH376064

Mapcode National: GBR G9TX.1RH

Mapcode Global: WH2FR.19DM

Entry Name: Culachy House, Cottage and Steading Range

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332618

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1858

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Cottage; mid 19th century, single storey and attic over
raised basement, 3 bays with centre door and with further
entrance to raised basement in east gable. Harled rubble.
Centre door; gabled dormers in outer bays; 3 later flat
roofed dormers to rear; varied glazing; end stacks; slate
roof with projecting eaves. Steading range; early-mid 19th
century, harled single-storey range with long curved east
elevation. Varied entrances and fenestration pattern; small
windows; segmental headed gighouse entrance with single
flight hole above in south gable; ridge stack; corrugated-
iron roof replaces former thatch.

Statement of Interest

Group probably served as Mains before present Culachy Mains

(built after 1st ed. OS 1871). Buildings grouped around

small triangular rubble walled garden. Cobbled path fronts

steading range (which may originally also contained dwelling

house) and also fronts gighouse. Unusual curved ground plan

to steading.

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