MHG17202 - Cartshed/granary, The Square, Roshven Estate
An impressive L-shaped cartshed and granary with three segmental openings. According to the listing description part of the building was used as a stable.
Type and Period (3)
- STABLE? (Built, 19th Century - 1873 AD to 1873 AD (post))
- CART SHED (Built, 19th Century - 1873 AD to 1873 AD (post))
- GRANARY (Built, 19th Century - 1873 AD to 1873 AD (post))
Part of The Square Listed Building Complex.
CARTSHED AND GRANARY: at right angles to NE of barn/granary beyond roofless pair of gabled farm buildings. 3 segmental-arched cart openings to E, terminated to NE corner by squat, engaged round tower with conical roof and lead finial, and with round angle to half-hipped S gable with hayloft door. Ground floor window and paired windows to granary to N gable.
The listing description also mentions a stable:
STABLE('): at right angles with cartshed granary to N, single storey and with rounded hipped gablehead, wide door to N at centre, and to W gable with small ventilator above. <1>
Mary Miers, who describes this complex in her book "The Western Seaboard: an illustrated architectural guide" makes no mention of a stable forming part of this structure. She describes a "cartshed/granary with architectural details of the same vintage as the later work at the big house, designed by Jemima Blackburn with references to Philip Webb's work at nearby Arisaig House". <2>
Ken Bowker photographed all the buildings in The Square in October 2011. <3>
- <1> Dataset: Historic Scotland. Information Supplementary to the Statutory List (This information has no legal significance). Digital. HB Number 43852.
- <2> Text/Publication/Volume: Miers, M.. 2008. The Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide. Paperback. pp 118-9.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s): Bowker, K. 10/2011. Photographs of buildings at Roshven. Colour. Yes. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NM 7095 7866 (16m by 13m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Civil Parish||ARISAIG AND MOIDART|
Related Monuments/Buildings (4)
Related Investigations/Events (0)
External Links (1)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB43852 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
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