MHG44023 - Gardens and Glasshouses, Redcastle


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Type and Period (2)

  • GLASSHOUSE (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FORMAL GARDEN (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Very substantial gardens marked on 1st ed OS. Still walled on W & SW edges along road, (with entrance lodges). Tree belt within this. House lies to the NW side, with main buildings some distance to the N. There is a square garden feature to S of castle buildings, with circular planrting design. To E of this and facing onto the shore are substantial walled gardens with large glasshouses(?) on the northern up hill side. <1><2>

Location realigned to reflect garden complex, with glasshouses to E of main house. <3>

A participant in the Black Isles Heritage memories project reported that the remains of the water system which supplied the estate with electricity are visible. This includes pipework, a well and a dam. These features are not apparent on any historic or modern mapping. <4>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5863 4937 (199m by 122m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH54NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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