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Cromarty Primary School, Braehead, Cromarty

A Category B Listed Building in Cromarty, Highland

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Latitude: 57.6819 / 57°40'54"N

Longitude: -4.0342 / 4°2'3"W

OS Eastings: 278802

OS Northings: 867605

OS Grid: NH788676

Mapcode National: GBR J8DF.4SV

Mapcode Global: WH4FM.057S

Plus Code: 9C9QMXJ8+Q8

Entry Name: Cromarty Primary School, Braehead, Cromarty

Listing Name: Braehead Primary School and School House

Listing Date: 30 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359332

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23559

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359332

Location: Cromarty

County: Highland

Town: Cromarty

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Cromartyshire

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Andrew Maitland and Sons, 1875-76. Alterations and additions

1890 and 1904, also Andrew Maitland & Sons.

Long Gothic single storey range of 6 bays with advanced

single bay wing to left. To right 2 storey and attic steeply

pitched advanced gable with 3 stage belfry with bellcast

conical roof and weather-vane. Adjoining 2 storey with

dormerheads, 2 bay schoolhouse. Red dressed rubble with

polished yellowish ashlar dressings. Centre bays have

bipartites and tripartites and gablet linked with corbelled

eaves course. Left hand gable single mullioned window with

geometric decoration above. Right hand gable contained large elliptically arched entrance, later blocked by window, and

flanking doorways, right to belfry and left to schoolhouse.

2 dormerheads to schoolhouse. Wings to rear with long chimney

stalks. Slate roof. Cruciform ashlar gate piers with ball

finials; long, low coped wall with 4 short railing piers as

gate piers and iron railings.

Statement of Interest

INVERNESS COURIER. January 28, 1875. School for 250 pupils.

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