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TITLE
Carbisdale Castle, near Invershin
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CARD_3690
PLACENAME
Culrain
DISTRICT
Tain
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Kincardine
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
35526
KEYWORDS
castles
youth hostels
Carbisdale Castle, near Invershin

Postcard of Carbisdale Castle, Sutherland.

Carbisdale castle was built between 1905 and 1917 for the Duchess of Sutherland. Mary Caroline Mitchell's second marriage in 1889 to George Granville William Sutherland Levenson-Gower, 3rd Duke and 18th Earl of Sutherland, made her the Duchess. She is better known as "Duchess Blair" because of her first marriage to Captain Arthur Kindersely Blair of the 71st Highland Light Infantry, who died in a hunting accident in 1883 near Pitlochry.

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Carbisdale Castle, near Invershin

ROSS: Kincardine

castles; youth hostels

Highland Libraries

Highland Libraries' Postcard Collection

Postcard of Carbisdale Castle, Sutherland.<br /> <br /> Carbisdale castle was built between 1905 and 1917 for the Duchess of Sutherland. Mary Caroline Mitchell's second marriage in 1889 to George Granville William Sutherland Levenson-Gower, 3rd Duke and 18th Earl of Sutherland, made her the Duchess. She is better known as "Duchess Blair" because of her first marriage to Captain Arthur Kindersely Blair of the 71st Highland Light Infantry, who died in a hunting accident in 1883 near Pitlochry.