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Latitude: 57.6484 / 57°38'54"N
Longitude: -3.4516 / 3°27'5"W
OS Eastings: 313455
OS Northings: 862984
OS Grid: NJ134629
Mapcode National: GBR K8VH.TV9
Mapcode Global: WH5H6.Y0JY
Entry Name: Windsor House (Former Church of Scotland Manse), Steading and Walled Garden
Listing Date: 25 April 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333237
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2332
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Heldon and Laich
Traditional County: Morayshire
Probably William Robertson, Elgin, 1832-5. S facing,
2-storey over raised basement, 3-bay house. Harl pointed
rubble, harled flanks, polished ashlar margins and
dressings. Centre entrance with corniced and pilastered
doorpiece, rectangular fanlight and panelled door. 2
ground floor and 1st floor window in W gable. 12-pane
glazing; twin coped ridge stacks; shallow piended slate
roof with projecting soffitted eaves.
INTERIOR: slender wooden balusters to staircases:
panelled window shutters.
STEADING: also probably William Robertson, 1829. L-plan
range, rubble, contrasting tooled ashlar dressings.
Single storey and loft, 4-bay stable and gighouse with
long elevation facing W and with modern garage doors
closing 2 former gighouse entrances; 4 loft windows
with later shutters. Further single storey byre range
at right angles. Piended slate roofs.
WALLED GARDEN: 1830. Sited between steading and house.
Rubble walled garden with tooled ashlar cope.
Before 1829 the manse of Alves was in a ruinous state
and the Minister granted (1829) $40 per annum in lieu of
manse until 1834 when the new manse was to be completed
on a site westwards of the old. The new site was agreed
for the new steading and walled garden by 1829 and these
were completed before the manse which was finished in
William Robertson is known to have worked for Mr
Alexander Forteath of Newton, one of the Heritors and
probably for Miss Brodie of Milton Brodie, another
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