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Inverie House

A historical perspective, drawn from the Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland: A Survey of Scottish Topography, Statistical, Biographical and Historical, edited by Francis H. Groome and originally published in parts by Thomas C. Jack, Grange Publishing Works, Edinburgh between 1882 and 1885.

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Inverie, an estate, with a mansion and a hamlet, in Knoydart district, Glenelg parish, W Inverness-shire. The mansion, on the northern shore of Loch Nevis, 10 miles SSE of Isle Oronsay, and 54 WSW of Fort Augustus, was built and inhabited by the late Colonel Macdonell of Glengarry, the last of the Highland chiefs, and within and without is a curious structure, in the old Celtic style. It is now the property of John Baird, Esq. of Kuoydart. The hamlet, near the mansion, has a post office under Broadford, an inn, and a public school.

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