Basic Site Details

Name: Inverewe House
Town, district or village: Poolewe
City or county: Ross and Cromarty
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: 1930s house built by R Pert & Sons, Montrose.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41865 Build/constructionOriginal Inverewe Lodge or House. Burnt down.
Item 2 of 425 April 1936 Destruction/demolitionShell of old building demolished
Item 3 of 4July 1936October 1938Build/construction 
Item 4 of 41981 Alteration/conversionPlanting round entrance and carpark redesigned.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5Andrew Maitland B1865 Original Inverewe House
Item 2 of 5(Sir) Matthew Montgomerie Ochterlony A19361938 
Item 3 of 5Harold Ogle Tarbolton A19361938 
Item 4 of 5Tarbolton & Ochterlony A19361938 
Item 5 of 5Elizabeth Beazley C1981 Planting round entrance and carpark redesigned.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Mackenzie, Lady For 1865 building - for her son Osgood Mackenzie. The estates of Inverewe and Kernsary acquired by Lady Mackenzie in February 1863. The Lochend and Tournaig estates were acquired the same year and incorporated into the Inverewe estate.
Item 2 of 2Sawyer, Mr and Mrs RonaldCleint for the 1930s house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Beaton, Elizabeth1992Ross and Cromarty: an illustrated architectural guiide  p92-3
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1992Highland and Islands (The Buildings of Scotland) Penguin Booksp444
Item 3 of 3Wright, Anrdew PK 2014Conservation Plan for Inverewe  pp36-49 Information about Andrew Maitland from a letter written by William Fraser of the Caledonian Bank Inverness to the factor of the Cromartie estates in February 1869.