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SLUIE MAINS COTTAGES (Ref:2196)

This building is in the Moray Council and the Edinkillie Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 09/11/1987.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NJ 007 526.

Description

Early 19th century. Symmetrical W facing single storey terrace of 5 3-bay cottages. Rubble, tooled and polished ashlar dressings. Each dwelling with centre door and flanking windows, the wider centre cottage slightly advanced, with further advanced centre door. Each door and window sheltered by stone canopy; door canopies supported by ashlar pendant brackets, steeper pitch to window canopies. All windows with lattice-pane casements except later window inserted in blocked door in 2nd cottage from left (N). Wide chamfers to door and window openings; all angles also chamfered with run-off stops at wallhead. Single rear door to each dwelling, masked at centre by later timber extension. Coped ridge stacks, 1 original hexagonal stack survives; piended slate roof. INTERIOR: simple 2-room plan, each room with bed recess.

Notes

Built by Darnaway Estates to house salmon fishers, the centre dwelling for foreman. Rich salmon fishings at Sluie described in 1792-3, and in 1842 when they were let to Messrs Hogarth and Co of Aberdeen.

References

THE STATISTICAL ACCOUNT (xx, 1792-3) Grant and Witherington ed. vol xvi (1982), p. 577. NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT xiii (1842), p. 189.

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