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Mains Of Drynie

A Category B Listed Building in Knockbain, Highland

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Latitude: 57.525 / 57°31'29"N

Longitude: -4.2375 / 4°14'14"W

OS Eastings: 266107

OS Northings: 850518

OS Grid: NH661505

Mapcode National: GBR H8XT.TZQ

Mapcode Global: WH3F4.W4B4

Plus Code: 9C9QGQF7+X2

Entry Name: Mains Of Drynie

Listing Name: By Kilmuir, Drynie Mains

Listing Date: 29 October 1982

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340026

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB7992

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200340026

Location: Knockbain

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Parish: Knockbain

Traditional County: Ross-shire

Tagged with: Farmhouse Farmstead

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Mid-19th century farmhouse, 2 storey and 3 bay with centre
door. Flanking single bay quadrants linking main house with
piended single storey 2 bay wings. Coursed red rubble;
droved and broached dressings; polished ashlar to portico.
Round-headed door under corniced and pilastered doorpiece
portico with fan motif in spandrels.
Some re-used stone in construction; small coat of arms
including MacKenzie stag incorporated in walling right of
front door, and to left close to quadrant wallhead the word
FEARE (upside-down) and the figure 16. Large segmental
headed ground floor windows to main block piended slate roof;
drystone wall to garden.

Statement of Interest

Doorpiece appears to be of early 19th century date and


Large mid 19th century steading (altered and improved W L

Carruthers 1888) with re-used stone monkey's head over

louvred bull's eye west gable.

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