MHG8733 - Poyntzfield House

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Type and Period (1)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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Grooves recessed into walls of SE bedroom on first floor were presumably intended to take battens for panelling; they are however distinguishable from the more recent battens which are spaced differently. Rounded openings were revealed by removal of harling during repairs to West wall of West wing in May 1990; owners stated that original arched openings were revealed in both wings.
Info from Dr J Close-Brooks to RCAHMS, May 1990.

The present mansion,which dates from 1757, is locally said to occupy site of an earlier house; portions of 2 late 17th-century dormer window-pediments are preserved in garden.
RCAHMS 1979, visited June 1979


AP : (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG11738.


NSA, 1845, The new statistical account of Scotland by the ministers of the respective parishes under the superintendence of a committee of the society for the benefit of the sons and daughters of the clergy, Vol. 14, Ross and Cromarty, 47-8 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2597.


RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 22, No. 137 (Text/Report). SHG2670.


Poyntzfield House, 1983, Poyntzfield House, by Conon Bridge, Ross-shire: {sale particulars} (Text/Publication/Leaflet). SHG2632.


Close-Brooks, J, 1986, Exploring Scotland's Heritage: The Highlands, 78, No. 32 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2053.


Poyntzfield House, 1986, Poyntzfield House, Black Isle, Ross-shire: {sale particulars} (Text/Publication/Leaflet). SHG2633.


Morton, T, 1993, [Poyntzfield House]: keeping the spirit of the past alive (Text/Publication/Article/Newspaper Article). SHG3094.


Pearman, H, 1993, Rescue of a highland classic [Poyntzfield House, newscutting] (Text/Publication/Article/Newspaper Article). SHG3109.

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Location

Grid reference Centred NH 7106 6425 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish RESOLIS

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