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Glassburn House

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Latitude: 57.3715 / 57°22'17"N

Longitude: -4.7143 / 4°42'51"W

OS Eastings: 236878

OS Northings: 834485

OS Grid: NH368344

Mapcode National: GBR G9Q7.KBK

Mapcode Global: WH2DC.KZ99

Plus Code: 9C9Q97CP+J7

Entry Name: Glassburn House

Listing Name: Glassburn

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338920

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7120

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200338920

Location: Kilmorack

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kilmorack

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Earlier 19th century, symmetrical SE facing 2-storey, 3-bay

gabled house; grey rubble with contrasting tooled ashlar

sandstone dressings. Slightly advanced narrow centre bay with

centre entrance under pointed-headed fanlight with

intersecting tracery; flanking tripartites. Pointed headed

1st floor windows to front of house, square headed elsewhere.

Later single storey and attic, 2-bay wing to rear; further

later corrugated-iron 2-storey addition, also to rear.

Mutli-pane glazing; apex cross to centre gable; coped end

stacks; roof gabled in front, and piended platform to rear,

all slated. Interior; simple moulded ceiling cornices; small semi-circular rear stairwell with slender square wooden

balusters and polished handrail.

Statement of Interest

Named Balmore on 1st ed. OS 1872. RC priest known to have

ministered from his home at Balmore, before construction

of present church at Marydale, Cannich. Strathglass

traditionally strongly RC.

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