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TITLE
Achnacarry Castle, seat of Camerons of Lochiel
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_39_P231B
PLACENAME
Achnacarry
DISTRICT
Lochaber
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Kilmallie
DATE OF IMAGE
1898
PERIOD
1890s
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
30783
KEYWORDS
Jacobites
Jacobite Rebellion
Achnacarry Castle, seat of Camerons of Lochiel

Achnacarry has been the home to the Chiefs of Cameron of Lochiel since the mid-17th century. Old Achnacarry Castle was built by Sir Ewan Cameron of Lochiel in 1665 but was later destroyed by the Duke of Cumberland's men in 1746 as retribution for Donald Cameron of Lochiel's involvement in the Jacobite Rising. The family returned from exile in 1784 and a new mansion house was built in 1805. The castle was used as a base for Commando training in the area from 1942 - 1945.

The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.

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Achnacarry Castle, seat of Camerons of Lochiel

INVERNESS: Kilmallie

1890s

Jacobites; Jacobite Rebellion

Highland Libraries

Fraser Mackintosh Collection (photographs)

Achnacarry has been the home to the Chiefs of Cameron of Lochiel since the mid-17th century. Old Achnacarry Castle was built by Sir Ewan Cameron of Lochiel in 1665 but was later destroyed by the Duke of Cumberland's men in 1746 as retribution for Donald Cameron of Lochiel's involvement in the Jacobite Rising. The family returned from exile in 1784 and a new mansion house was built in 1805. The castle was used as a base for Commando training in the area from 1942 - 1945.<br /> <br /> The illustration is from 'Loyal Lochaber. Historical Genealogical and Traditionary' by W Drummond Norie, Glasgow, 1898.