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The Mains, Urquhart Village

A Category C Listed Building in Urquhart, Moray

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.6486 / 57°38'54"N

Longitude: -3.196 / 3°11'45"W

OS Eastings: 328713

OS Northings: 862706

OS Grid: NJ287627

Mapcode National: GBR L8GH.YGM

Mapcode Global: WH6JG.W08T

Plus Code: 9C9RJRX3+CJ

Entry Name: The Mains, Urquhart Village

Listing Name: Urquhart Village, the Mains

Listing Date: 23 January 1989

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348353

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14878

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Urquhart

County: Moray

Electoral Ward: Fochabers Lhanbryde

Parish: Urquhart

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Long single storey, 6-bay cottage (2 x 3
bays) with single storey former steading incorporated and
continuous with W gable. Harled clay and boulder walling and
boulder case course. 2 doorways (1 glazed as window) flanked
by windows in street elevation; modern 2-pane glazing.
Renewed ridge stacks; piended roof to cottage (E gable),
gabled at W (replacing former thatch). 2 small projecting
gabled wings at rear.

Statement of Interest

Traditional 'clay thatch' (thatch daubed with clay) and clay

daubed square 'lum' replaced by modern materials.

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