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Edinkillie House (Former Edinkillie Church of Scotland Manse)

A Category A Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.4986 / 57°29'54"N

Longitude: -3.636 / 3°38'9"W

OS Eastings: 302048

OS Northings: 846552

OS Grid: NJ020465

Mapcode National: GBR K8DX.152

Mapcode Global: WH5HQ.3STD

Entry Name: Edinkillie House (Former Edinkillie Church of Scotland Manse)

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333067

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2188

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinkillie

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

John Paterson, Edinburgh, 1823. S facing 2-storey, butterfly
plan house with single storey outer wings. Harled with tooled
ashlar margins. 2-storey demi-octagonal centre bay projects
S (drawing room) and N (porch with side entrance), flanked
either side by 2-bays with further single bay end wings
returning to make shallow rear court.
Regular fenestration with slightly shorter 1st floor windows,
and centre 1st floor window in rear. 12-pane glazing
throughout; paired coped ridge stacks and coped end stacks;
shallow piended slate roof with projecting eaves.
INTERIOR: circular entrance hall leading to round drawing
room with beaded panelled window shutters and curved beaded
panelled door.
Similar beaded window shutters and beaded doors (curved again
in 1st floor round centre bedroom) throughout house.
Staircase at W side of house with cast-iron balusters with
palmette detailing and curved wooden handrail.
Kitchen in E single storey wing.

Statement of Interest

Original design included rustic verandah linking outer wings

with centre porch. Former manse walled garden now the site of

Edinkillie House caretaker's bungalow.

Manse steading demolished circa 1975.

Upgraded B to A 9.11.87

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