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17, the Square, Morlich House and Gate Piers

A Category C Listed Building in Badenoch and Strathspey, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.3324 / 57°19'56"N

Longitude: -3.607 / 3°36'25"W

OS Eastings: 303348

OS Northings: 828021

OS Grid: NJ033280

Mapcode National: GBR K9GB.NFV

Mapcode Global: WH5JH.KYKR

Entry Name: 17, the Square, Morlich House and Gate Piers

Listing Date: 18 August 1986

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378285

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34070

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Grantown On Spey

County: Highland

Town: Grantown On Spey

Electoral Ward: Badenoch and Strathspey

Traditional County: Morayshire

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Description

Probably 1829, with later 19th century alterations. 2-storey
and attic, symmetrical 3-bay E facing house. Harl pointed
rubble, tooled grey granite dressings and margins. Centre
door; long/short angle quoins; moulded eaves cornice with
blocking course. 3 later 19th century wallhead dormer
windows with wooden pediments; 2- and 4-pane glazing;
quoins; coped end stacks; slate roof.
Gate piers; 2 pairs square granite gate piers with simple
pyramidal caps each side of building, linked to house
frontage by low coped walls with spearhead cast-iron railings.

Statement of Interest

Former National Bank.

Different masonry at gable heads suggest the building

originally had piended roof. Gable ends appear to have

been heightened in later 19th century, affording greater

attic accommodation lit by later 19th century dormers.

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