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Scotsburn Wood,chambered cairn 820m north east of Scotsburn House

A Scheduled Monument in Tain and Easter Ross, Highland

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Latitude: 57.7637 / 57°45'49"N

Longitude: -4.1418 / 4°8'30"W

OS Eastings: 272676

OS Northings: 876908

OS Grid: NH726769

Mapcode National: GBR J846.HJR

Mapcode Global: WH4F5.B4Z2

Entry Name: Scotsburn Wood,chambered cairn 820m NE of Scotsburn House

Scheduled Date: 18 March 1971

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2915

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric ritual and funerary: chambered cairn

Location: Logie Easter

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Tain and Easter Ross


Circa 1885. 4-storey, 2-bay (above ground) hotel with shop at ground, Jacobean gables. Bull-faced red ashlar with contrasting quoins, margins and pilaster quoins. Ground and 2nd floor cornices, deep dividing band. Stone mullions.

S ELEVATION: fine traditional shop at tall ground floor with in-canted 2-leaf part-glazed door and decorative pediment to centre, flanking fixed display windows with slender Corinthian-capitalled columns to inner angles and outer pilasters; 6-panelled timber door to outer left with small-pane oculus above and further pilaster to outer left; all surmounted by consoled cornice. 1st and 2nd floor above with 2 wide-centre canted windows, dividing band with 'WAVERLEY' 'HOTEL' in plain lettering and surmounted by stone balustrades. Keystoned semicircle to cornices of attic/3rd floor bipartites in gables, semicircular caps to gableheads.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans; ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers and fixings.

INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork cornices; timber-balustered staircase. Black marble fire surround at 1st floor.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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