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Meikle Tarrel

A Category B Listed Building in Tain and Easter Ross, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.8043 / 57°48'15"N

Longitude: -3.8509 / 3°51'3"W

OS Eastings: 290102

OS Northings: 880912

OS Grid: NH901809

Mapcode National: GBR J8V3.4RQ

Mapcode Global: WH4F3.T3FH

Plus Code: 9C9RR43X+PJ

Entry Name: Meikle Tarrel

Listing Name: Tarrel

Listing Date: 31 August 1983

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347381

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14101

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tarbat

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Tain and Easter Ross

Parish: Tarbat

Traditional County: Cromartyshire

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Description

Originally circa 1798, 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house with
centre door, later extended by 2 bays at north-east gable with
similar fenestration; circa 1830, large 2-storey projecting
bowed bay (with drawing and dining rooms) incorporating former
centre entrance. All harled with contrasting painted ashlar
margins. Tripartites with narrow side lights in ground and 1st
floor of bowed bay; 2 piended dormers with original 6-pane
glazing. 12-pane glazing elsewhere; end stacks; slate roof;
stone ridge. Modern glazed porch in re-entrant. Wing to rear.
Interior: coved ceiling to 1st floor drawing room.
Coped rubble garden walls.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Meikle Tarrel. In 1798 Meikle Tarrel was taken on a

19-year lease by a farmer who had been living in East Lothian.

At his own expense he built a dwelling house, farm offices

and threshing mill and enclosed a garden.

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