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ALTYRE, KENNELS AND KENNELS COTTAGE (KEEPER'S HOUSE) (Ref:15602)

This building is in the Moray Council and the Rafford Parish. It is a category C building and was listed on 25/04/1989.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NJ 032 540.

Description

KENNELS: A and W Reid, 1899. Designed to combine kennels with

domestic quarters for kennelman. 2-storey, 3-bay E facing

centre block with slightly set back single storey wings at N

and S gables. Harl pointed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings.

Centre door with flanking windows, 2-bay kennels in outer

bays with single 1st floor bipartite, fronted by yard

enclosed by low coped rubble wall with high cast-iron

railings. Ground and 1st floor bipartites in W elevation;

projecting stairwell encased by single storey additions at N

gable. 4-pane glazing. Centre coped ridge stack; piended

slate roofs, bellcast on centre block.

INTERIOR: W facing 3-roomed domestic quarters. Kennels

include 'sick bay' for ill dogs.

KENNELS COTTAGE (KEEPER'S HOUSE): 1860-70; additions, A and W

Reid, 1899. Single storey and attic, 3-bay cottage. Harl

pointed rubble, tooled ashlar dressings. Centre door

sheltered by rustic gabled porch; gable dormers (possibly

1899) in outer bays; blind windows in 1st floor of gables;

4-pane glazing. Coped end stacks; slate roof with projecting

eaves.

Notes

1899 Kennels replaced an earlier range on the same site.

References

FORRES GAZETTE, 8 February 1899. Advertisement for tenders. 1st ed OS (1870).

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