MHG4260 - Achnacarry House


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

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Achnacarry House.

The building was listed at Category B in 1971.

Owner: Cameron of Locheil
Architect: James Gillespie Graham

National Library - History of the Camerons by A. Mackenzie 1884

Reference from NMRS Architecture Catalogue slip;
NMRS Fairlie Mss Sir J. Stirling Maxwell 41 - Lochiel trying to enlist Fairlies' help after fire at Achnacarry 1940's; 'Not a great work of art but a decent comfortable house of about 1840 - well worth keeping'.

Achanacarry House and policies are situated on the S bank of the River Arkaig between Loch Lochy and Loch Arkaig. The House was requisitoned in 1940 for use as the headquarters for Commando training (see MHG62195). <1>

See also:
NN18NE0002 Castle
NN18NE0013 Stables
JHooper, 4/3/2002

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Grid reference Centred NN 1766 8796 (49m by 25m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN18NE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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