MHG35490 - Boathouse, Roshven House


A late 19th-century, rebuilt and extended as a dwelling in 1999.

Type and Period (3)

  • BOAT HOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1850 AD? to 1877 AD?)
  • BOAT HOUSE (Rebuilt, 20th Century - 1999 AD to 1999 AD)
  • HOUSE (20th Century - 1999 AD to 1999 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ken Bowker reports that the boathouse was a ruin consisting of two walls when he first saw it in 1996. It is now a large one-bedroomed house, with the original boathouse rebuilt in situ - as a boathouse. <1>

Mary Miers describes the boathouse as "later 19th century, more than doubled in size, to create a smart residence by Roshven's recent owners, Stewart and Lynn Blair, who designed it themselves in collaboration with Mark Totten and builder Roddy Campbell, 1999". <2>

The boathouse is depicted on the 6 inch 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1873. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NM 7059 7886 (22m by 25m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM77NW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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