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TITLE
Inverewe House, Poolewe
EXTERNAL ID
GAIRLOCHM_038
PLACENAME
Poolewe
DISTRICT
Gairloch
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Gairloch
SOURCE
Gairloch Heritage Museum
ASSET ID
5023
KEYWORDS
gardens
Inverewe House, Poolewe

A view of Inverewe House in Poolewe, on the west coast of the Highlands.

The original house was built in the Scottish Baronial style in 1870 by Osgood Mackenzie, the son of Sir Francis Mackenzie, laird of Gairloch, and the founder of Inverewe Gardens. The house was built on the original estate, which covered 12,000 acres in 1862. Burnt to the ground in 1935, it was rebuilt by Mackenzie's son-in-law.

The estate is currently stands at 2,200 acres. Both the house and the renowned Inverewe Gardens were bequeathed to National Trust for Scotland by Osgood Mackenzie's daughter, Mairi Sawyer, in 1952.


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Inverewe House, Poolewe

ROSS: Gairloch

gardens

Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage Museum, Photograph Collection

A view of Inverewe House in Poolewe, on the west coast of the Highlands.<br /> <br /> The original house was built in the Scottish Baronial style in 1870 by Osgood Mackenzie, the son of Sir Francis Mackenzie, laird of Gairloch, and the founder of Inverewe Gardens. The house was built on the original estate, which covered 12,000 acres in 1862. Burnt to the ground in 1935, it was rebuilt by Mackenzie's son-in-law. <br /> <br /> The estate is currently stands at 2,200 acres. Both the house and the renowned Inverewe Gardens were bequeathed to National Trust for Scotland by Osgood Mackenzie's daughter, Mairi Sawyer, in 1952. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: info@gairlochheritagemuseum.org">Gairloch Heritage Museum</a>