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Dell Lodge and Rear Service Cottages.

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.2121 / 57°12'43"N

Longitude: -4.5087 / 4°30'31"W

OS Eastings: 248584

OS Northings: 816275

OS Grid: NH485162

Mapcode National: GBR H97N.HH3

Mapcode Global: WH3GC.QZ6H

Entry Name: Dell Lodge and Rear Service Cottages.

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332620

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1860

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Boleskine and Abertarff

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Later 18th century, 2-storey and attic over basement, 5-bay
east facing house; mainly harled. Symmetrical front with
slightly advanced centre bay; centre entrance with fine 9
fielded-panel door and almost square fanlight with decorative
radial glazing; oculus in gablet with apex stack. Pair
piended dormers. 2 longer ground floor windows in return
south gable; modern oriel in 1st floor. Centre rear
projecting stairwell with piended roof and long multi-pane
glazed window. 12-pane glazing to main house; coped end
stacks; slate roofs.
Long later single storey and attic wing extends to rear
(west); further later 3-storey white painted corrugated
iron wing at NW.
Interior; simple turned wooden balusters to staircase;
6-panel doors with beaded panelling and moulded architraves;
similarly panelled window shutters. Late 19th century pair
single storey service cottages abut rear wing of main house
and form U-plan court.

Statement of Interest

Andrew Fraser of Dell, 1762-1814; imposing memorial in Old

Boleskine Burial Ground. Unusual 3-storey corrugated iron

extension. Noted as Dell House, Item 16 on 1971 Statutory

list.

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