NO2782 : Glas-allt-Shiel

taken 7 years ago, near to Glas-Allt-Shiel, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

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Glas-allt-Shiel
Glas-allt-Shiel
Once the site of a stalker's cottage, the building was substantially extended during 1866-1869 with stables, cellar and coalhouse; keeper's cottage and offices. In 1867-8. 2-storey, U-plan, gabled house was constructed with small court enclosed to NW by single storey outbuildings.
On the death of the Prince Consort, Queen Victoria could no longer bear to visit Allt-na-Giubshaich NO2985 : Allt-na-giubhsaich Lodge, and so executed his earlier wishes to extend the Glas Allt cottage at the head of the loch. She visited the newly constructed shiel frequently. (Source: British Listed Buildings LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Uplands  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 276 823 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:55.6278N 3:11.4272W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 279 820
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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