MHG7827 - Inverbroom House/Balloan Castle


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Type and Period (3)

  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) CASTLE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Alternate Type) COURT HOUSE (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH18SE 3 1820 8370.
The Earldom of Ross in the 13th century included the messuage of the Castle of Balloan.
R Bain 1899

Inverbroom House was known as Balloan House until about 1835. It has twice been burnt to the ground. Prior to 1655 it was said to be the Court House of the District.
A C M Mitford 1936

The tradition of the earlier house is known locally, but no trace of the structure seems to have survived.
Visited by OS (A A) 9 October 1974

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Grid reference Centred NH 1820 8370 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH18SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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