Harris, Ardvourlie Castle

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Alternative Names Aird A' Mhulaidh
Site Type HUNTING LODGE
Canmore ID 118930
Site Number NB11SE 10
NGR NB 18942 10534
Council WESTERN ISLES
Parish HARRIS
Former Region WESTERN ISLES ISLANDS AREA
Former District WESTERN ISLES
Former County INVERNESS-SHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Ardvourlie, 1863 Another of the Earl of Dunmore┬┐s shooting lodges, situated on the ice-carved shores of Loch Seaforth. An asymmetrical group of crowstepped blocks arranged about a saddleback tower, it holds its own resolutely against the mountainous backdrop of North Harris.



Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

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Archaeological Notes

NB11SE 10.00 18942 10534

NB11SE 10.01 18925 10574 Ardvourlie Castle, Bridge


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Notes This project indicates that the record to which it is linked is within, or near the boundary, of an area managed by a SURE partner.
Information from RCAHMS (SH) 24th January 2014

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Books and References

Gifford, J (1992) Highland and Islands, The buildings of Scotland series London
Page(s): 597 Held at RCAHMS Ref

Miers, M (2008) The Western Seaboard: an illustrated architectural guide, Edinburgh

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