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Dunskeath House

Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Country House (Period Unassigned), Hospital (First World War), Military Depot (First World War)

Site Name Dunskeath House

Classification Cottage(S) (Period Unassigned), Country House (Period Unassigned), Hospital (First World War), Military Depot (First World War)

Alternative Name(s) Hms Thalia

Canmore ID 302508

Site Number NH76NE 325

NGR NH 79492 68902

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Nigg (Ross And Cromarty)
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Ross And Cromarty
  • Former County Ross And Cromarty

Archaeology Notes

NH76NE 325 79492 68902

See also NH76NE 283.

Architecture Notes

NH76NE 325 79492 68902

Surviving section of Dunskeath House. The main section would appear to have been demolished.

The remaining building has had new window frames installed.

At NH 79546 68889 are Cottages Nos. 1 and 2.

At NH 79566 68957 is an unroofed structure with pointed arched windows, possibly a mausoleum or garden house.

Information from RCAHMS (DE), February 2010.

Activities

Project (March 2013 - September 2013)

A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

Note (30 October 2013)

A naval hospital was established at Dunskeath House in the First World War, but was unsuitable due to a poor water supply. It continued in military use as a store for naval supplies till the end of the war.

Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 30 October 2013.

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