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Stein Parks Cottage, Gesto Terrace, Stein Village, Skye

A Category C Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5155 / 57°30'55"N

Longitude: -6.5715 / 6°34'17"W

OS Eastings: 126358

OS Northings: 856482

OS Grid: NG263564

Mapcode National: GBR B85V.LSZ

Mapcode Global: WGY6C.1C0C

Plus Code: 9C9MGC8H+6C

Entry Name: Stein Parks Cottage, Gesto Terrace, Stein Village, Skye

Listing Name: Stein Village,gesto Terrace,cottages (To the Rear of Macleod Terrace)

Listing Date: 7 November 1990

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 337746

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6219

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Duirinish

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Parish: Duirinish

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

late 18th or early 19th century,part of the planned fishing village of lochbay which began building from 1796 for the british fisheries society.pair of single storey 3-bay centre-doored rubble-built cottages,north-facing,and set back-to-back with macleod terrace,fronting what would have been another street had telfords ambitious plans for lochbaybeen realised.each cottage is gabled,with end stacks wall.cottage nearest west has whitewashed front which is basically unaltered in appearance,though fixed glazing is not original;slate roof,skews over east gable.slappings in south wall are of different dates.adjoining the cottage east gable is a long row,long ruinous,possible intended from the outset as cottages(though there are no internal cross-walls, as might have been expected for cottages)only south wall and east gable survive to full height. cottage nearest east was formerly used as a byre;brought in to domestic use in about 1980;it is more altered than the other;white-rendered,with modern tile roof,addition on west gable,plain timber porch,box dormer to rear(south).

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