MHG8221 - Rosehaugh House

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  • HOUSE (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1560 AD to 2100 AD)

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Full Description

NH65NE 4.00 6784 5572
NH65NE 4.01 678 557 garden
Rosehaugh House was almost entirely rebuilt about 1900. The former was built by Sir George Mackenzie, Lord Advocate 1636-91. D MacDonald, A Polson and J Brown 1931.
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ARCHITECT: William Flockhart 1893
Demolished c.July 1959 Work carried out by S D Adshead
Some features from Rosehaugh are inserted in Novar House-plaster ceiling, bookcases, etc
Robert Adam-design for Stewart MacKenzie?
Alexander Ross (I.A. 5 April 1872) Additions and alterations

REFERENCE: Mr MacArthur, 9 George Street, Avoch has a framed design for terrace gardens at Rosehaugh, laid out for Sir James J R Mackenzie. Signed 41 Queen Street, Edinburgh 19.12.1943 (C H J Smith, garden architect). Info from Miss A Riches (1984)

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCE: NMRS LIBRARY
Architectural History Vol 24 Adshead Autobiography, Ed by R Allan Paren


MacDonald, Polson and Brown, D, A and J, {1931}, The book of Ross, Sutherland and Caithness, Orkney and Shetland: descriptive, historical and antiquarian notes, 133 (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2437.


RCAHMS, 1911, The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments and Constructions of Scotland. Third report and inventory of monuments and constructions in the county of Caithness, 18, No. 46 (Text/Report). SHG2664.


Rosehaugh, 1954, Rosehaugh, Avoch, Ross-shire: catalogue of the contents... to be sold by auction on the premises... [23rd August - 2nd September 1954] (Text/Publication/Volume). SHG2739.

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Grid reference Centred NH 6784 5573 (20m by 20m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH65NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish AVOCH

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