MHG4260 - Achnacarry House
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Type and Period (1)
- COUNTRY HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
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>
- --- Text/Publication/Article: Forman, S. 1963. 'The Camerons of Lochiel, at home in Achnacarry', Scot Fld Vol. 110 April 1963, p.33-7. Scot Fld. 33-7. 33-7.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Forman, S. 1967. Scottish country houses and castles.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Mitchell, J. 1971. Reminiscences of my life in the Highlands.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Swan, J. 1837. Swan's views of the lakes of Scotland.
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Fraser, L. & Peteranna, M.. 2014. Achnacarry Commando Camp, Achnacarry, Spean bridge: Archaeological Evaluation: Final Report. Ross & Cromarty Archaeological Services (RoCAS). Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 1766 8796 (49m by 25m)|
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External Links (2)
- http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB7096 (Online designation description (Historic Environment Scotland))
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/23739 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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