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Loch Croistean Centre

A Category B Listed Building in Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.1678 / 58°10'4"N

Longitude: -6.9123 / 6°54'44"W

OS Eastings: 111247

OS Northings: 930410

OS Grid: NB112304

Mapcode National: GBR 97B4.DNX

Mapcode Global: WGX1R.SYMW

Entry Name: Loch Croistean Centre

Listing Date: 31 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353595

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19269

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Uig

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch

Parish: Uig

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Built shortly after the Education Act of 1872, as school and schoolhouse combined, variant of a basic pattern seen elsewhere on Lewis. Asymmetrical. Harled, slate roofs with projecting eaves; single or timber-mullioned windows, all small-paned sashes. Prominent stacks. SCHOOL to right, single storey with tall tripartite in front gable, porch recessed on right flank, modern outshot behind.

HOUSE has higher eaves and roof levels, single storey and attic; 2-bay front, bipartite at right, swept-roofed at first floor, single narrow ground floor window to left; corrugated iron porch recessed on left gable, 3 windows above.

Garden and playground walls, all rubble built, as are the square gatepiers (those at roadside are harled).

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