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BRORA, VICTORIA ROAD 1-10, THE TERRACE (Ref:574)

This building is in the Highland Council and the Clyne Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 07/03/1984.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NC 905 041.

Description

Dated 1875. Terrace of 2-storey and attic, 2-bay houses; red

brick with ashlar dressings (some painted). Symmetrical

facade, with paired round-headed and key-stoned entrances,

each with moulded imposts and semi-circular fanlight;

flanking ground floor window; regular 1st floor fenestration;

all windows with bracketted cills and 4-pane glazing (except

no. 1). Single gabletted dormer to each house, faced with

weather boarding and with bipartites. Bracketted eaves

cornice; original rhones and down pipes; substantial end and

ridge brick stacks with dentilled cornices and batteries of

hand thrown cans.

No 1. Modern box slate hung dormer with 2 windows; modern

glazing; modern single storey sun parlour projects from

south gable.

Front brick retaining wall.

Notes

Date stone in centre of south gable. Brora brick works established by Marquis of Stafford in 1818 and reopened by third Duke of Sutherland in 1873. Unusual brick terrace in the Highlands.

References

John Hume, THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND, ii, (1977) p.310. Donald Omand (ed.) THE SUTHERLAND Book (1982) p.233.

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