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Latitude: 57.4743 / 57°28'27"N
Longitude: -4.1645 / 4°9'52"W
OS Eastings: 270296
OS Northings: 844735
OS Grid: NH702447
Mapcode National: GBR J82Z.53X
Mapcode Global: WH4GJ.0D5H
Plus Code: 9C9QFRFP+P6
Entry Name: Cradlehall House, Cradlehall
Listing Name: Cradlehall House
Listing Date: 17 April 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 340079
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8036
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Inverness and Bona
Electoral Ward: Inverness South
Parish: Inverness And Bona
Traditional County: Inverness-shire
Mid 18th century with subsequent additions and alterations.
2-storey symmetrical 3-bay house with single-storey flanking
wings form H-plan. Harled.
Centre door behind continuous modern lean-to sun-parlour
linking outer wings; 1st floor windows raised in later 19th
century as piended dormers, though single original small rear
1st floor window survives. Gabled outer wings, each with 3-
window canted bay with piended roof projecting from centre of
each return elevation, and with occulus in rear wallhead
stacks; slate roofs.
Plaque in SW gable records that "In this house lived Major
William Caulfield who as HM Inspector of Roads from 1732
to 1767 planned and built 800 miles of military roads in the
Highlands." Caulfield Deputy Governor of Inverness Castle
from 1747 to his death 1767. Name Cradlehall said to originate
from hoisting of inebriated guests in cradle to bed to
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