NG2543 : Orbost House - entrance

taken 8 years ago, near to Orabost, Highland, Great Britain

Orbost House - entrance
Orbost House - entrance
This is the vehicle entrance from the end of the public road in Orbost.

Listed Building report, 1971:
Early 19th century, 2 storey, wide 3 bay classical house, added to east gable of later 18th century, simple 2 storey and attic, 3 bay dwelling. Main (east) facade of tooled Soay stone with polished ashlar dressings, harled flanks; earlier house of rubble. Principal facade; slightly advanced pedimented centre bay with 3 terminal urns; giant angle pilasters to outer bays; cornice and blocking course. Engaged Roman Doric columned doorpiece; decorative fanlight, sidelights and panelled door approached by flight steps. Ground floor windows taller than 1st; 12-pane glazing; 1 ground, 2 upper south gable windows; broad corniced end stacks with margins; slate roofs. Various wings to rear forming courtyard range. Interior: enriched plaster ceilings to main house, curved staircase with decorative cast-iron balusters; some original chimney pieces; marbled architraves to hallway doors; bow ended study. Doors in earlier portion have dates 1764 and 1765 scratched on them.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 18 January, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2576 4310 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:23.7209N 6:33.9860W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 2576 4314
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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