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A Category A Listed Building in Resolis, Highland

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Latitude: 57.6497 / 57°38'59"N

Longitude: -4.162 / 4°9'43"W

OS Eastings: 271067

OS Northings: 864259

OS Grid: NH710642

Mapcode National: GBR J83H.L8P

Mapcode Global: WH4FK.1ZCJ

Plus Code: 9C9QJRXQ+V5

Entry Name: Poyntzfield

Listing Name: Poyntzfield House

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348434

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14949

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Poyntzfield House

ID on this website: 200348434

Location: Resolis

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Parish: Resolis

Traditional County: Cromartyshire

Tagged with: Historic house Country house

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Dated 1757, harled with painted margins, U-plan. Principal
block 3 storeys, 5 bays with windows grouped 2/1/2 and
pediment borne on 4 heavy modillions bearing the date at
centre; lugged architrave doorpieces at second and fourth
bays (that at second bay now a window); piended slated roof
with pronounced bellcast. At rear of principal block,
off-centre octagonal tower with ogee-domed roof. Wings, low
2 storeys, 4 bays, piended slated roofs; at north end of
east wing, addition of late 18th century drawing room with
canted east end. Miscellaneous additions at rear. Interior
much altered but of interest.

Statement of Interest

Formerly known as Ardoch and seat of the Gordons of Ardoch.

Sold to Munro in late 18th century and renamed Poyntzfield,

reputedly in honour of a Munro bride surnamed Poyntz.

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