MHG43783 - Embo House/Castle


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  • HOUSE (Undated)

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The old castle of Embo, seat of Gordons of that Ilk gave way in 1767 to present Embo House which is now used as a farm-house.
J Mackay 1897; D Matheson nd.

No local information about castle. The present house in good condition, with its S front of considerable architectural merit. According to wife of owner, preservation order placed on in 1950's.
Visited by OS (A A) 23 March 1971.

(Embo House: Category A listed) HBD No. 7.

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Grid reference Centred NH 8088 9223 (50m by 31m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH89SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DORNOCH

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