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LAIRDS HOUSE

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A medium-sized domestic residence of a lesser landholder c.1560-c.1750, the earliest being of tower-house form, the later ones of symmetrical rectangular plan.

Haa (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
COUNTRY HOUSE A rural residence or mansion.
ESTATE An extensive landed property, usually in the country.
FORTIFIED HOUSE A house which bears signs of fortification. These often include crenellated battlements and narrow slit-like windows.
POLICIES The improved land surrounding a Scottish country house.

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