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Inverbroom House

Castle (Medieval), House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverbroom House

Classification Castle (Medieval), House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Balloan House; Balloan Castle; Inverbroom Lodge

Canmore ID 12127

Site Number NH18SE 3

NGR NH 1820 8370

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochbroom
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH18SE 3 1820 8370

See also:

NH18SE 6 NH 18420 84145 Inverbroom Bridge (on approach track)

NH18SE 22 NH 18214 83745 Inverbroom Home Farm

Inverbroom Lodge [NAT]

OS 1:10,560 map, 1969.

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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