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Harris, Horsacleit

Fishing Lodge (19-20th Century), Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Harris, Horsacleit

Classification Fishing Lodge (19-20th Century), Hunting Lodge (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Horsaclett

Canmore ID 238297

Site Number NG19NW 4

NGR NG 14079 96340

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Western Isles
  • Parish Harris
  • Former Region Western Isles Islands Area
  • Former District Western Isles
  • Former County Inverness-shire

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Horsaclett, c.1890 Pretty colonial style lodge erected for the Hebridean Sporting Association, probably from one of the many ornamental building kits available for mail order purchase from iron companies such as Morton & Co. Timber clad inside and out, with a bright corrugated iron roof, it stands in a windscorched grove, an oasis in a stony desert.

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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