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Borrodale House, Arisaig

A Category B Listed Building in Caol and Mallaig, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.899 / 56°53'56"N

Longitude: -5.7875 / 5°47'15"W

OS Eastings: 169453

OS Northings: 785019

OS Grid: NM694850

Mapcode National: GBR DB2H.5V1

Mapcode Global: WH0CX.2V9J

Plus Code: 9C8PV6X6+JX

Entry Name: Borrodale House, Arisaig

Listing Name: Arisaig, Borrodale House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 330552

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB332

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Arisaig and Moidart

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Caol and Mallaig

Parish: Arisaig And Moidart

Traditional County: Inverness-shire

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Description

Later 18th century and early 19th century probably
incorporating earlier fabric, with minor alterations dating
from circa 1864. Long 2-storey and attic, 6-bay south facing
range. All white harled. Projecting lean-to porches linked
by continuous slated canopy mask entrances in 2nd and 5th
bays. 4 large piended wallhead dormers (probably 1864).
Mainly 12-pane glazing. Semi-circular outshot with bowed
piended slated roof masks entrance and staircase to 1st
floor in west gable. Long single storey byre range also
extends from east gable. Further, single storey, 2-bay
extension projects at rear.
End, ridge and rear wallhead stacks, all with exaggerated
copes dating from circa 1864; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Home farm to Arisaig Estate. Prince Charles Edward stayed at

Borrodale after his landing nearby, in the summer of 1745.

Early house burnt down after Culloden, 1746. Stables (Philip

Webb, 1864) to rear of house.

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