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Sparrow Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Alves, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6537 / 57°39'13"N

Longitude: -3.452 / 3°27'7"W

OS Eastings: 313446

OS Northings: 863572

OS Grid: NJ134635

Mapcode National: GBR K8VH.FFF

Mapcode Global: WH5H0.YWCG

Entry Name: Sparrow Castle

Listing Date: 25 April 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333235

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2331

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Alves

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Heldon and Laich

Parish: Alves

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Dated 1776. S facing 2-storey, regular 3-bay house with
slightly set back later single storey, 2-bay gable
wings; fronted off-centre by modern flat roofed porch
with side entrance. Harled, ashlar margins and
dressings, random rubble porch.
Roll moulding to door and window jambs in early portion
of house; long and short detailing to all front openings
and angles. Secondary entrance in E wing. Small 1st
floor windows; modern glazing. Moulded copes to end
stacks on main house, simple coped end stacks to wings;
slate roofs. Modern set back garage at NE.

Statement of Interest

SE skewputt dated 1776 and initialled IR ID, IR possibly

for ?Russell (See Old Parish Church, Russell Enclosure).

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