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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    ROSHVEN, INCLUDING COURTYARD BUILDINGS, GARDEN WALLS AND SUNDIAL; ROSHVEN HOUSE POLICIES; ROSHVEN ESTATE
  • Canmore ID
    108088
  • Site type
    COUNTRY HOUSE
  • Parish
    ARISAIG AND MOIDART
  • Council
    INVERNESS-SHIRE
  • NGR
    NM 70608 78787
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.843715N, 5.762978W
  • Archeological notes
    NM77NW 9.00 70608 78787 Roshven [NAT] OS 1:10,000 map, 1973. NM77NW 9.01 NM 70595 78861 Boat house (Loch Ailort) NM77NW 9.02 NM 70190 78354 West Lodge NM77NW 9.03 Centred NM 70947 78640 The Square NM77NW 9.04 NM 71789 78552 East Lodge NM77NW 9.05 Centred NM 71890 78554 Roshven Farm
  • Architectural notes
    ARCHITECT: David Bryce, 1857 - 59 (Undated) information in NMRS.

Related material information

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 108088 (1930)
    Lochailort, Roshven House. General view. Titled: 'Roshven House', '20'.
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, bedroom corridor, view from NW.
  • 108088 ()
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of plan of principal floor with section of principal and ground floors. Insc: 'Roshven No. 2. Plan of Principal Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 ()
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of drawing of North elevation. Insc: 'Roshven No. 7. Elevations. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 ()
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of ground floor plan. Insc: 'Roshven No. 1. Plan of Ground Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, main stair, view including stair to attics
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, exposed roof structure, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, exposed roof structure, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of second floor, NW corner room
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, floral wallpaper, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, floral wallpaper, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, floral wallpaper, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, floral wallpaper, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, landing, window surround, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, landing, view from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, back stair, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, E central bedroom, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, projecting fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, projecting fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, bedroom corridor, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, bedroom corridor, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, panelling and cornice, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, panelling and cornice, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, S wall, embossed leather panel over fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, embossed leather panel over fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, embossed leather panel over fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, fireplace and embossed leather panel above, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, fireplace and embossed leather panel above, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, view from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, drawing room, cornice, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, drawing room, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, drawing room, view from NW NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, main stair, view from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, back stair, view from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, back hall, wall, shelving, view from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, back hall, view from S
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, pantry off scullery, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, scullery, NW wall, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, kitchen, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, housekeepers room, fireplace and desk, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, housekeepers room, fireplace and desk, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, housekeepers room, view from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, back stair, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, studio, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, studio, view from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, Professor Blackburn's office, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Main stair hall, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of main stair hall from S
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Entrance hall, tiled floor, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance hall from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of corridor (to rear of entrance porch) from SW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Entrance porch, N wall, painting, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Entrance porch, gothic window dated 1859, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance porch from SW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance porch from SW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance porch from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    William and Vere Savile Blackburn's gravestone, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    William and Vere Savile Blackburn's gravestone, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the beach from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the bay from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the bay from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the bay from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    E courtyard range, arched opening, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    E courtyard range, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of NE arched range from ESE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from ENE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, exposed roof structure, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, SW corner bedroom, view from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, W bedroom, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, landing, view from NNE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, E central bedroom, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, NW bedroom, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, bedroom corridor, window ventilators, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, bedroom corridor, view from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, S wall, embossed leather panel over fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, view from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, drawing room, cornice, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, drawing room, view from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, back stair, view from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, larder, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, drying room, view from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, housekeepers room, bay window, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, studio, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, Professor Blackburn's office, view from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Ground floor, main stair, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance hall from NW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Entrance porch, N wall, painting, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance porch from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the beach from E
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of the bay from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Garden, sundial, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from SSW with carved sundial in foreground
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    SE front, turret, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Doocot, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Doocot, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of E range and doocot from S
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of S wing from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of S wing from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from ESE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from ESE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from SE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    NE corner, concrete window surround, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    E courtyard range, arched opening, sculpted panel depicting horse and chicken, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    E courtyard range, arched opening, 1896 datestone, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    E courtyard range, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from ENE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of NE front from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of NW front from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from N
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    SW corner, stone window surround, detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Garden entrance gate (adjacent to house), detail
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance drive with garden entrance gate off it from NE
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance drive from SW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View of entrance drive from SW
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    View from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Distant view from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Distant view from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Distant view from W
  • 108088 (6/8/1999)
    Distant view from W
  • 108088 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of plan of principal floor with section of principal and ground floors. Insc: 'Roshven No. 2. Plan of Principal Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of ground floor plan. Insc: 'Roshven No. 1. Plan of Ground Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of drawing of North elevation. Insc: 'Roshven No. 7. Elevations. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 108088 (7/1896)
    Copy of perspective sketch (watercolour) with family photos mounted below

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1254293 (30/4/2011)
    Oblique aerial view of Roshven House, Moidart, taken from the SE.
  • 1254292 (30/4/2011)
    Oblique aerial view of Roshven, taken from the S.
  • 1171202 (1/6/2009)
    General oblique aerial view centred on Roshven House, taken from the NNW.
  • 1171201 (1/6/2009)
    General oblique aerial view centred on Roshven House, taken from the NNW.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 1063816 (6/8/1999)
    View from SE
  • 1062142 ()
    Detail of sundial, garden, Roshven House.
  • 981217 (2005)
    Window detail, insc: 1859.
  • 969730 (6/8/1999)
    First floor, library, fireplace, detail
  • 108088 (7/1896)
    Copy of perspective sketch (watercolour) with family photos mounted below
  • 969728 (6/8/1999)
    Second floor, main stair, view including stair to attics
  • 458159 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of drawing showing ground floor plan. Insc: 'Roshven No. 2. Plan of Principal Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 458158 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of drawing showing ground floor plan. Insc: 'Roshven No. 7. Elevations. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'
  • 458157 (9/12/1857)
    Roshven House. Photographic copy of drawing showing ground floor plan. Insc: 'Roshven No. 1. Plan of Ground Floor. 131 George Street. 9th Decr. 1857.'

  • 108088 (1/1/1990)
    Roshven House Date unknown
  • 108088 (16/9/2010)
    Roshven House Approach

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Inverness-shire (Mainland), Sheet CXXXV1873