MHG51109 - Hermits Castle, Achmelvich


Hermits Castle built in 1950 by David Scott, an architect from Norwich.

Type and Period (2)

  • FOLLY (Built, 20th Century - 1950 AD to 1950 AD?)
  • CHILDRENS PLAYHOUSE (Built, 20th Century - 1950 AD to 1950 AD?)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A miniature castle known as Hermit's Castle. The castle was built in 1950 by David Scott, an English architect who left the area shortly after completion. The castle is sometimes used as a bothy and is well known locally. It is mentioned in a number of local publications and leaflets. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NC 05208 24758 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC02SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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