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Tongue Manse, Steading and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Tongue, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.4779 / 58°28'40"N

Longitude: -4.4175 / 4°25'3"W

OS Eastings: 259124

OS Northings: 956945

OS Grid: NC591569

Mapcode National: GBR H6GB.36T

Mapcode Global: WH38F.35PL

Entry Name: Tongue Manse, Steading and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 7 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352504

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18457

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tongue

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Manse; 1841-42, 2-storey and dormerless attic, L-plan house with entrance in SE re-entrant angle, and symmetrical 3-bay west elevation with centre projecting gabled bay. Coursed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Bowed single storey porch in SE re-entrant angle; gabletted

pediments to outer 1st floor windows in west facade; small symmetrical gabled attic windows; mainly 12-pane glazing; ridge and end corniced stacks, single, double or triple batteries, all set diagonally on square base; crowsteps; West Highland slate roof.

Steading; single storey, L-plan steading rubble. Loft entrance in south gable; horizontal air vents; crowsteps; local and West Highland slate roofs with simple pyramidal caps; coped rubble walls and pedestrian entrance. Granite rounded cope; square dressed granite gate piers

Statement of Interest

"A new substantial house is, however, to be commenced early this season, having already been contracted for" (NSA 1841).

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