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Armadale Castle Home Farm, the High Square

A Category B Listed Building in Eilean á Chèo, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.0759 / 57°4'33"N

Longitude: -5.895 / 5°53'42"W

OS Eastings: 164033

OS Northings: 805061

OS Grid: NG640050

Mapcode National: GBR CBT0.QL2

Mapcode Global: WGZ9Y.FD2W

Entry Name: Armadale Castle Home Farm, the High Square

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347259

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14007

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sleat

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Eilean á Chèo

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Originally early 19th century, restored after fire by John
Mackenzie, Portree, 1891. Coursed rubble; contrasting pale
sand-stone dressings to dovecot. Large U-plan farm square
open to south: 3 stage dovecot tower at SW (with ground floor
workshop and heated room 1st floor); flightholes within small
arched recesses; bracketted alighting ledges; deep eaves;
pyramidal slate roof. 2 storey rear range with 3 cart arches,
and granary vents at 1st floor; ramp to granary; wheel gable
(no wheel) to east. Saw mill to east (in working order).
Single storey, 8 bay west range as dwelling, harled with
modern box dormer and centre projecting porch.

Statement of Interest

East range contains threshing machine by R G Morton, Errol

Works, with original maintenance instructions dated 1878.

Farmhouse (1801, James Gillespie Graham) demolished.

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