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Steading, Ussie Mills

A Category B Listed Building in Fodderty, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.576 / 57°34'33"N

Longitude: -4.4427 / 4°26'33"W

OS Eastings: 254023

OS Northings: 856617

OS Grid: NH540566

Mapcode National: GBR H8DP.X93

Mapcode Global: WH3DN.QVM2

Plus Code: 9C9QHHG4+9W

Entry Name: Steading, Ussie Mills

Listing Name: Ussie Mills, Steading

Listing Date: 3 May 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 346801

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13620

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fodderty

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Dingwall and Seaforth

Parish: Fodderty

Traditional County: Ross-shire

Tagged with: Farmstead

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Description

Early 19th century with mid 19th century additions and alterations.

Quadrangular steading, open at NE. Red sandstone rubble, limewashed at

intervals with white painted harling to outer elevations of 2-storey SE and NE ranges.

SE RANGE: on falling ground. Windows at ground and short hayloft

windows hard under eaves above with 2 later loading doors breaking eaves in piend-roofed dormerheads in penultimate bays; SE corner swept out slightly at loft level. Roof ridge ventilator at SW end and cast-iron rooflights. Later ashlar stack and sandstone coping to blank NE gable. Courtyard elevation with boarded timber opening with doors in re-entrant angle to SW.

NE RANGE: slightly later, piend-roofed. 4 bays to outer elevation

grouped 3-1 with doors at ground (that to outer right blocked as

window) and short loft windows under eaves above. Blank return to NW.

Cast-iron rooflight. Courtyard elevation with sliding doors to left and

further rooflight.

SW RANGE: timber 2-leaf doors to courtyard and timber lean-to, blank to

outer elevation.

NW RANGE: lean-to timber projections to courtyard; timber gableheads and higher external walls higher, 3 small high windows to outer

elevation at right. Purple slate roofs. Stone and zinc flashings.

Statement of Interest

Used latterly as a lock-up for cars. A pond lies close to NW.

The Ussie Mills group comprises this steading, a cottage and a bridge; the mill itself was demolished but millstones and a simple sluice

remain. The village of Maryburgh to S, developed in the early 19th century.

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