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Latitude: 57.5526 / 57°33'9"N
Longitude: -3.6608 / 3°39'38"W
OS Eastings: 300714
OS Northings: 852599
OS Grid: NJ007525
Mapcode National: GBR K8BR.MTX
Mapcode Global: WH5HH.QFZH
Plus Code: 9C9RH83Q+2M
Entry Name: Cottages 3, 4, Sluie Mains
Listing Name: Sluie Mains Cottages
Listing Date: 9 November 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333077
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2196
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forres
Traditional County: Morayshire
Early 19th century. Symmetrical W facing single storey
terrace of 5 3-bay cottages. Rubble, tooled and polished
ashlar dressings. Each dwelling with centre door and flanking
windows, the wider centre cottage slightly advanced, with
further advanced centre door. Each door and window sheltered
by stone canopy; door canopies supported by ashlar pendant
brackets, steeper pitch to window canopies. All windows with lattice-pane casements except later window inserted in
blocked door in 2nd cottage from left (N).
Wide chamfers to door and window openings; all angles also
chamfered with run-off stops at wallhead.
Single rear door to each dwelling, masked at centre by later
timber extension. Coped ridge stacks, 1 original hexagonal
stack survives; piended slate roof.
INTERIOR: simple 2-room plan, each room with bed recess.
Built by Darnaway Estates to house salmon fishers, the centre
dwelling for foreman.
Rich salmon fishings at Sluie described in 1792-3, and in
1842 when they were let to Messrs Hogarth and Co of Aberdeen.
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