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1 Borgie and Steading

A Category C Listed Building in Tongue, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.5072 / 58°30'25"N

Longitude: -4.2726 / 4°16'21"W

OS Eastings: 267684

OS Northings: 959909

OS Grid: NC676599

Mapcode National: GBR H6T7.PM0

Mapcode Global: WH389.BFPN

Entry Name: 1 Borgie and Steading

Listing Date: 23 July 1987

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352514

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18463

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tongue

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Traditional County: Sutherland

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Description

Circa 1922. Single storey and attic, S facing 3-bay house. Rubble, tooled rubble dressings. Off-centre door; 2 gabled weatherboarded dormers; rear centre gable with single 1st floor window and flanking coped wallhead stack; 4-pane glazing; coped end stacks; slate roof. Lean-to rear porch.

Steading; simple, low rectangular steading to rear of house; harl pointed rubble; corrugated iron roof.

Statement of Interest

Borgie estate divided into 7 crofts circa 1922 for ex-servicemen returning from 1st World War. Nos 1-6 flank the Borgie Skerray road; no 7 (not included in listing) fronts the A836. Well built dwellings and steadings which reflect local traditional building styles. Borgie House now an Hotel.

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