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Canna, Tighard

House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Canna, Tighard

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 137813

Site Number NG20NE 43

NGR NG 2731 0551

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Small Isles
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Lochaber
  • Former County Inverness-shire

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Tighard, c.1895 Gabled Edwardian villa built on the wooded slopes above Canna House for Robert Thomson's marriage.

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

Archaeology Notes

NG20NE 43 2731 0551

The house at Tighard was built by Robert Thom in 1905, and the woodland behind it dates from around the same time. The house faces south, where there is a terraced garden offering fine views across the harbour to Sanday. It is one-and-a half storeys high and has a hipped slate roof. The frontage has three bays, that on the W incorporating a full-height bay window, and is harled and whitewashed with sandstone dressings, which are painted black; the central door has a porch. It is currently let by the National Trust for Scotland as a holiday home.

Visited by RCAHMS (ARG), 16 August 1996.

J L Campbell 1984.

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