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Manish School, Harris

A Category B Listed Building in Na Hearadh agus Ceann a Deas nan Loch, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8016 / 57°48'5"N

Longitude: -6.867 / 6°52'1"W

OS Eastings: 110967

OS Northings: 889514

OS Grid: NG109895

Mapcode National: GBR 98F3.9FZ

Mapcode Global: WGX3Q.H57J

Plus Code: 9C9MR42M+M6

Entry Name: Manish School, Harris

Listing Name: Ardseilhb/Manish School and Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345649

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12750

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Harris

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Na Hearadh agus Ceann a Deas nan Loch

Parish: Harris

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Alexander Ross of Inverness, circa 1875, variant of his standard

design used in the Inverness-shire parts of the Outer Isles (eg in

the Uists), combining school and schoolhouse in the one building;

single storey house has attic - with mullioned classroom windows

set below jerkined roofs. Harled; slate roofs; sashes, with 4-pane glazing pattern. SCHOOL is basically L-plan, one entrance in rear outshot, also porch in re-entrant angle at front; axial stack;

SCHOOLHOUSE has 2-bay front, door and single window, attic

bipartite in gable head below axial stack. Detached 4-door lavatory block; also master's garden shed. Rubble-built boundary/playground walls.

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