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Forsyth House, High Street, Cromarty

A Category B Listed Building in Cromarty, Highland

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Latitude: 57.6813 / 57°40'52"N

Longitude: -4.0334 / 4°2'0"W

OS Eastings: 278844

OS Northings: 867534

OS Grid: NH788675

Mapcode National: GBR J8DF.55D

Mapcode Global: WH4FM.06L8

Plus Code: 9C9QMXJ8+GJ

Entry Name: Forsyth House, High Street, Cromarty

Listing Name: High Street, Forsyth House (Former Manse) Gates and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 30 December 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359466

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23681

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359466

Location: Cromarty

County: Highland

Town: Cromarty

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Cromartyshire

Tagged with: Manse

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Late 18th century, 2 storeys and attic over raised basement,
3 bays with centre door at head of flight of steps over
basement area. Coursed, squared cherry cocked rubble with
ashlar dressings with raised margins, harled rear. 12-pane
glazing, 3 small piended dormers; eaves course, corniced end
stacks, slate roof. Later 19th century oriel window on north
gable. Full height central rear wing, later 19th century
additional rear wing. Interior: 18th century moulded stone
chimneypiece in basement. Tall rusticated gate piers with
cornices and ball finials. Low coped wall; cast-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Said to have been built by George Forsyth, Merchant of

Cromarty. Has served as Church of Scotland Manse.

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