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Greshop House and Rear Range

A Category B Listed Building in Forres, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6113 / 57°36'40"N

Longitude: -3.6335 / 3°38'0"W

OS Eastings: 302502

OS Northings: 859096

OS Grid: NJ025590

Mapcode National: GBR K8DL.VPC

Mapcode Global: WH5H4.5Y0H

Entry Name: Greshop House and Rear Range

Listing Date: 25 April 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340884

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8691

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Forres

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Forres

Parish: Forres

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Later 18th century with earlier 19th century projecting ground floor windows and loggia, possibly added by John Urquhart, builder, Forres. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house with single storey, 2-bay wings at E and W gables. Harled, tooled and polished ashlar dressings and margins. Centre door flanked by earlier 19th century projecting rectangular ground floor bipartites with coped wallheads and square angle finials, linked by simple ashlar canopy supported by 4 slender pilasters. Continuous decorative anthemion patterned cast-iron balustade above porch and bay windows. 2 later small gabled dormers. Lying pane glazing elsewhere. Moulded copes to end panelled stacks. Slate roofs.

Various additions to rear; modern sun-parlour at W.

REAR RANGE: earler 19th century long single storey, 8-bay rear range; harled, ashlar margins. 3-bay cottage incorporated in western portion, various entrances to service areas in eastern. End stack, slate roof.

Statement of Interest

Greshop the property of the Gordons of Edintore, Keith,

passing to the Grant Peterkin's of Grange Hall, Kinloss

Parish, in mid 19th century.

House formerly called Edgefield

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