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Geddes House

A Category B Listed Building in Nairn, Highland

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Latitude: 57.55 / 57°32'59"N

Longitude: -3.8668 / 3°52'0"W

OS Eastings: 288376

OS Northings: 852630

OS Grid: NH883526

Mapcode National: GBR J8TR.X0S

Mapcode Global: WH4G8.KHWG

Plus Code: 9C9RG4XM+X7

Entry Name: Geddes House

Listing Name: Geddes House

Listing Date: 26 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347327

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14063

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200347327

Location: Nairn

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Nairn and Cawdor

Parish: Nairn

Traditional County: Nairnshire

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1801-5, additions circa 1825. 2 storey over raised basement, 3 wide bays; coursed cherry-pointed rubble, ashlar

dressings and quoins. Slightly advanced and pedimented central

(south) bay, centre door with sidelights and fanlight,

corniced portico borne on pair Roman/Doric columns

approached by steps. Original 4 wide bay side elevations,

with later 3 bay shallow projecting wing to west. Cill and

lintel bands to 1st floor windows; 12-pane glazing; blocking

course; symmetrical corniced ridge stacks; piended platform

slate roof.

Interior: entrance and upper stair hall with Doric columns.

Statement of Interest

Present house on older site; built by William Mackintosh,

who made a fortune in India. Estate passed to second William

Mackintosh in 1822, who made further inprovements and alterations.

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