MHG43784 - Balconie House (site)
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Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (Undated)
- None recorded
Balconie House (NAT). OS 6" map, (1959)
Balconie Castle on site of 1 of castles occupied by Earls of Ross.
N Macrae 1923.
Balconie House is a derelict 4 storey building. There is no trace of a former building to be seen. It is perhaps significant that position is opposite Castlecraig (NH66SW 2) which stands on SE shore of Cromarty Firth and it is believed locally that a castle guarded firth on each side here.
Visited by OS (R D) 5 May 1963.
The 19th-century Balconie House has been demolished.
MacRae, N, 1923, The romance of a royal burgh: Dingwall's story of a thousand years, xvi (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2489.
RCAHMS, 1979, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region, 29, No. 249 (Text/Report). SHG2670.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: MacRae, N. 1923. The romance of a royal burgh: Dingwall's story of a thousand years. xvi.
- --- Text/Report: RCAHMS. 1979. The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. The archaeological sites and monuments of Easter Ross, Ross and Cromarty District, Highland Region. . 29, No. 249.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 6155 6568 (29m by 36m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (1)
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/13684 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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