MHG22454 - Great Glen Hostel, South Laggan

Summary

A hostel which occupies a former farmstead within the planned settlement of Balalastair.

Type and Period (3)

  • HOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1873 AD? (at some time))
  • STEADING (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1873 AD? (at some time))
  • HOSTEL (20th Century to 21st Century - 1901 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe in July 2011 via the Highland HER Flickr group. He notes that the house is a hostel but not a YHA/SVA hostel. <1>

This record was formerly entered as Laggan Youth Hostel. According to the Highland Council Corporate Address Gazetteer it is the Great Glen Hostel, and in light of Martin's comments above the record name has been changed accordingly. <2><3>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<4>

Photographs were contributed by Martin Briscoe via the Highland HER Flickr group.<5>

Sources/Archives (4)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 2937 9719 (62m by 63m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NN29NE
Civil Parish KILMONIVAIG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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