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Farm Steading, Dochfour House

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

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Latitude: 57.4238 / 57°25'25"N

Longitude: -4.3243 / 4°19'27"W

OS Eastings: 260525

OS Northings: 839440

OS Grid: NH605394

Mapcode National: GBR H9P3.9XQ

Mapcode Global: WH3FH.KN1N

Plus Code: 9C9QCMFG+G7

Entry Name: Farm Steading, Dochfour House

Listing Name: Dochfour House, Farm Steading

Listing Date: 17 April 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340108

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8062

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200340108

Location: Inverness and Bona

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Inverness And Bona

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Farmstead

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Matthew and Lawrie, 1872, with later additions and alterations. Single storey and attic quadrangular steading, now 3 sides remaining, W range demolished and replaced with cattle pens.

Mixed rubble with tooled ashlar dressings. Slightly advanced centre bay rises as square 3-storey tower with battered base, chamfered angles, and centre round-headed entrance leading to inner court. Double-leaf plank door; keystoned round-headed bipartite in 1st floor; clock in 2nd floor above stepped string course. 8 bays either side, with round-headed keystoned arches in centre and outer bays, the former leading to inner court and latter a carriage house (E); filled with window (W).

4-pane glazing; coped end and ridge stacks; slate roofs.

INTERIOR: Tack room, later milking parlour and grain loft still in existence.

Statement of Interest

See separate listing of dairy, to NE, and other estate buildings.

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