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Steading, Guisachan Farm

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

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Latitude: 57.3013 / 57°18'4"N

Longitude: -4.8135 / 4°48'48"W

OS Eastings: 230588

OS Northings: 826910

OS Grid: NH305269

Mapcode National: GBR G9HF.7VN

Mapcode Global: WH2DQ.1R34

Plus Code: 9C9Q852P+GH

Entry Name: Steading, Guisachan Farm

Listing Name: By Tomich, Guisachan Farm Steading

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340150

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8091

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200340150

Location: Kiltarlity and Convinth

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Kiltarlity And Convinth

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

Tagged with: Farmstead

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A & W Reid, circa 1875. 2-storey, 11-bay W facing hollow
square; all grey rubble with contrasting tooled red ashlar
dressings. Slightly advanced centre bay rises as square tower
single storey above ridge, with blocked eaves, round-
headed louvred windows in each face linked by cill-band
under jerkin-headed dormers, and piended slate roof topped
by small square clock tower with pyramidal slate roof
terminated by cast-iron weathervane. Tall round-headed and
hood-moulded entrance to inner court with pair double leaf
plank doors with decorative cast-iron hinges. Entrance
flanked by 5 regular bays each side, the outer bays slightly
advanced with bipartites in ground and 1st floor; all 1st
floor windows round-headed, linked by cill bands and rising
through wallhead under simple gabletted dormers. Various
farm offices open into inner court, stables, segmental-headed
cart bays and byres, each with title inscribed on lintel or
keystone. Former boiler house/engine house abuts S elevation.
Mainly 4-pane glazing; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Identification of function of each part of building on door

lintels most unusual. Thus identified are cartsheds 1-7,

implement sheds 1-3, van sheds, 1-2, tool house, meal store,

loose boxes 1-6, pony stable, farm stable, hay loft, harness

room and 2 further farm stables. Some internal alterations

to enlarge dwellings within range. Steading not on 1st ed. OS


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