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Kirkton Of Lochalsh, Lochalsh Parish Church, Manse

Manse (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Kirkton Of Lochalsh, Lochalsh Parish Church, Manse

Classification Manse (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) The Old Glebe; Tulloch Ard

Canmore ID 275675

Site Number NG82NW 64

NGR NG 82923 27281

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lochalsh
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Recording Your Heritage Online

Tulloch Ard, c.1800 Former manse (until 1960s), with front block added by Alexander Ross in 1871 to form double-pile plan. Good group of outbuildings, including contemporary hay/threshing barn (altered) with pair of winnowing doors. Timber doocot built by Lachlan Stewart, c.1985, with pyramidal tin roof.

[In times of strife, the Seaforth chiefs used to set a barrel of burning tar upon the knoll at Tulloch Ard, a signal to their clansmen to turn up at Eilean Donan, prepared for combat.]

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

Architecture Notes

NG82NW 64 82923 27281

The Old Glebe [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, July 2010.


Lochalsh Manse.

Architect: Alexander Ross (I. A. Sept. 8, 1871) Additions and alterations.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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