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TITLE
View of Brahan House (Castle) Prior to Demolition c1955
EXTERNAL ID
ROMGH_PA_94_121
PLACENAME
Brahan
DISTRICT
Muir of Ord
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Urray
DATE OF IMAGE
c.1955
PERIOD
1950s
SOURCE
Groam House Museum
ASSET ID
39199
KEYWORDS
Brahan House
Brahan Castle
Seaforth MacKenzies
View of Brahan House (Castle) Prior to Demolition c1955

A view of Brahan House (Castle), located near Dingwall, prior to its demolition in 1951. Its rubble was used to build Conon Bridge. Brahan Castle was the traditional seat of the Seaforths, the Chiefs of Clan Mackenzie. The Seaforth MacKenzies were part of the Jacobite forces, and the first clan to be defeated and forced to swear allegiance to the English Crown. It was also site where the Brahan Seer prophesised the fall of the Seaforth MacKenzies.


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View of Brahan House (Castle) Prior to Demolition c1955

ROSS: Urray

1950s

Brahan House; Brahan Castle; Seaforth MacKenzies

Groam House Museum

Groam House Museum Photographic Collection

A view of Brahan House (Castle), located near Dingwall, prior to its demolition in 1951. Its rubble was used to build Conon Bridge. Brahan Castle was the traditional seat of the Seaforths, the Chiefs of Clan Mackenzie. The Seaforth MacKenzies were part of the Jacobite forces, and the first clan to be defeated and forced to swear allegiance to the English Crown. It was also site where the Brahan Seer prophesised the fall of the Seaforth MacKenzies. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase. For further information about purchasing and prices please email <a href="mailto: admin@groamhouse.org.uk">Groam House Museum</a>