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Ardtornish House, Garden, Kitchen Garden And Cottages

Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Garden (Period Unassigned), Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Ardtornish House, Garden, Kitchen Garden And Cottages

Classification Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Garden (Period Unassigned), Walled Garden (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Ardtornish Estate; Achranich; Gardener's Cottage; Garden's Cottage; Aird Toirinis

Canmore ID 135178

Site Number NM74NW 17

NGR NM 7027 4725

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Morvern
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Argyll

Recording Your Heritage Online

Gardens on the rocky, steeply sloping site, started by Valentine Smith, with subsequent phases of work adding to a range of exotic shrubs, plants and trees. The woodland garden retains its Edwardian style, with natural water features and particularly fine rhododendrons.

Taken from "Western Seaboard: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Mary Miers, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NM74NW 17 7027 4725

Gardener's Cottage [NAT] (at NM 7020 4725)

Garden's Cottage [NAT] (at NM 7024 4719)

OS 1:10,000 map, 1975.

For Ardtornish House or Tower (NM 7033 4753) and related buildings, see NM74NW 13.

Luxuriant garden, well stocked with species rhododendron and midges. Kitchen garden to the W, its late 19th century walls partly of concrete and partly of brick. On its S side a broad-eaved cottage designed by Samuel Barham, the estate clerk of works, in 1874.

J Gifford 1992.


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