MHG48823 - Ardintoul House
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Type and Period (1)
- HOUSE (Undated)
- None recorded
NG82SW 22 83345 24167
Ardintoul is situated on the S bank of Loch Alsh at the SW edge of Ardintoul Bay, within an enclosure of conifer trees. It is depicted as roofed on the 1st Edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross and Cromarty, 1880, sheet sheet cxxvii). By the date of the 2nd edition (ibid, 1903-1904), the only changes were the addition of a 'boat house' at high water mark about 70m NE of the house and the disappearance of a small roofed building to the W.
Information from RCAHMS (DE), October 2008
Ardintoul House, 18th century; later additions A wide-gabled, steep-roofed tacksman¿s house, still prominent beside a stand of trees. Most significant of its various ancillary buildings is the ruin of a 70 ft long Kintail barn, formerly with timber louvred sides, now reduced to rubble stumps within which the footings of cruck blades are still embedded. <1>
The house is reported to have been completely destroyed by fire on 5th August 2012.
|Grid reference||NG 83341 24178 (point)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (2)
- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-19148700 (Link to on-line newspaper article)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/275622 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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