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TITLE
Plockton in Winter
EXTERNAL ID
HCD00460
PLACENAME
Plockton
DISTRICT
South West Ross
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Lochalsh
PERIOD
1930s; 1940s
CREATOR
Duncan Macpherson
SOURCE
Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre
ASSET ID
12168
KEYWORDS
village
loch
shore
mountains
zoomable images

Plockton was laid out as a modern village in about 1794 for Lord Seaforth. The new owner of the estate in 1808, Sir Hugh Innes, provided homes for his cleared tenants here. For many years they derived their main income from shipbuilding and fishing. In 1851 Sir Alexander Matheson bought the Lochalsh Estate and some years later built Duncraig castle overlooking this bay. The largest building in the centre of the photograph, behind the front row of houses, is the school


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Plockton in Winter

ROSS: Lochalsh

1930s; 1940s

village; loch; shore; mountains; zoomable images

Skye and Lochalsh Archive Centre

Duncan Macpherson (photographs)

Plockton was laid out as a modern village in about 1794 for Lord Seaforth. The new owner of the estate in 1808, Sir Hugh Innes, provided homes for his cleared tenants here. For many years they derived their main income from shipbuilding and fishing. In 1851 Sir Alexander Matheson bought the Lochalsh Estate and some years later built Duncraig castle overlooking this bay. The largest building in the centre of the photograph, behind the front row of houses, is the school <br /> <br /> <br /> This image can be purchased.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href= "mailto: skyeandlochalsh.archives@highlifehighland.com" >Skye and Lochalsh Archives</a>