MHG48823 - Ardintoul House


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Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

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Grid reference NG 83341 24178 (point)
Map sheet NG82SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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