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ALTYRE, OLD STABLE TOWER (Ref:15605)

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 034 543.

Description

Mid 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier work. Sole

remaining fragment of former stables (demolished circa 1902).

SE facing 3-storey, tower-like block incorporating

segmental-headed archway in base (probably formerly leading

to inner stable court). Harled, tooled and polished ashlar

margins and dressings.

Large round-headed window with wooden moulded mullions and

transom in centre ground floor: tripartite above with heavily

moulded lugged angles to architraves; small round-headed

lights in centre of gable and in 1st floor of side elevations

which are lit NE and SW at wallhead by stack; slate roof with

projecting eaves linked at gablets by wooden stays with

pendant finials.

Notes

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© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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