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Shewglie, Glenurquhart

A Category B Listed Building in Aird and Loch Ness, Highland

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Latitude: 57.3307 / 57°19'50"N

Longitude: -4.6311 / 4°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 241704

OS Northings: 829746

OS Grid: NH417297

Mapcode National: GBR G9YB.TP1

Mapcode Global: WH2DS.T0XJ

Plus Code: 9C9Q89J9+7H

Entry Name: Shewglie, Glenurquhart

Listing Name: Glenurquhart, Shewglie

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348519

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15015

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200348519

Location: Urquhart and Glenmoriston

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Aird and Loch Ness

Parish: Urquhart And Glenmoriston

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Dated 1762. 2-storey, symmetrical 3-bay house with advanced

central gabled bay. Harled with polished ashlar margins. To

rear, later 19th century 2-storey, 3-bay wing projects, also

harled with ashlar dressings. Further recent 2-storey, 2-bay

flat roofed, harled wing at W gable of original house. Original

house with centre entrance; open pedimented doorpiece with

inscription, marriage stone and lugged, keystoned and moulded architraves; 6-panelled door. Centre window above and occulus

in gable; 12-pane glazing to margined windows; simple eaves

cornice; re-cut crowsteps; margined and re-coped end stacks;

slate roof.

Later 19th century wing to rear with pair 1st floor windows

rising through wallhead under finialled gablets; decorative

finial at N gable apex.

Interior; little original work survives except some simple

moulded ceiling cornices in ground floor front rooms of

earliest dwelling. Modern decoration and casing probably

masks scale and plat staircase.

Statement of Interest

Inscription in pediment reads; "1762 Built by Jas. Grant and

Majy. Fraser of Shewglie." Further marriage stone inscribed;

17 IG MF 62.

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