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Reelig House

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkhill, Highland

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Latitude: 57.4598 / 57°27'35"N

Longitude: -4.4043 / 4°24'15"W

OS Eastings: 255863

OS Northings: 843612

OS Grid: NH558436

Mapcode National: GBR H9H0.999

Mapcode Global: WH3F8.9RZL

Plus Code: 9C9QFH5W+W7

Entry Name: Reelig House

Listing Name: Reelig House and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 339804

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7821

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200339804

Location: Kirkhill

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kirkhill

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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House of various builds; circa 1750 with S frontage added

1837-8, William Robertson, Elgin, architect. Further

alterations and additions. 1901, including service wing at

at E gable. Polished ashlar frontage; harled flanks and

rear with polished ashlar margins and dressings; similar

materials to 1901 additions. Symmetrical S front of 2

storeys over raised basment with shallow advanced centre bay;

centre entrance fronted by Ionic tetrastyle portico;

doorway flanked by narrow side lights; long ground floor

windows; band course between ground and 1st floor; panelled

angle pilasters; deep eaves band and moulded cornice

returning onto gables; centre batter low square stacks

linked by continuous cornice and supported by consoles.

Rear block; long and short detailing to angles and some

windows; ashlar raised basement; canted bay window (probably

1901), rises full height at centre rear projecting bay with

French windows opening to terrace. Mainly lying-pane glazing,

margined in rear canted bay; corniced stacks; piended slate

roofs. Interior; simple corniced ceilings; mid-19th century chimneypieces; earlier 20th century main staircase with

turned wooden balusters.

Walled Garden; early 19th century, large walled garden with

tooled ashlar cope.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Moniack or Easter Moniack and home of Fraser's of

Reelig. Early house built by James Fraser, 12th of Reelig and

S front by James Baillie Fraser, 15th of Reelig.

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