New “Sponsor a Stone” Campaign for Stone Repairs

The Boleskine House Foundation has launched its “Sponsor a Stone” fundraiser, which gives our supporters the unique opportunity to help rebuild Boleskine House and have their support memorialised on the estate. Each sponsor will choose a numbered decorative stone that will replace the irreparable fire-damaged stone. For their kind sponsorship, The Boleskine House Foundation will

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Stone Repairs Underway

As of late January 2021, the first haulage of Whittonfell sandstone has arrived at our contracted mason’s workshop. It was sourced from AD Calverts quarry, which has historically provided Whittonfell sandstone since the medieval period. Jervaulx Abbey in North Yorkshire was built in stone sourced from this quarry in 1152. Winter months are often very

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The Boleskine House Foundation featured on Esoterica!

Trustees Elin and Keith were given a wonderful opportunity by Dr. Justin Sledge to speak about Boleskine House on his Youtube channel, Esoterica. Boleskine’s past, its future, its controversy and the vision for its future were some of several topics discussed. Thank you Dr. Sledge for a wonderful experience! We encourage all our supporters to

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Planning Permission Granted by Highland Council

  The South Planning Applications Committee for the Highland Council met on 8 December and granted The Boleskine House Foundation planning permission to enter into its next stage of restoration. The permission granted gives the go-ahead to restore Boleskine House’s external envelope, including roofing the building and installing the very impressive Georgian-style timber sash windows

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Statement 7 November 2020

The Boleskine House Foundation SCIO is a registered charity with the OSCR with number SC049568. Its aims are educational and according to its constitution include: (a) The restoration and preservation of the Boleskine House estate; and (b) To advance the education of the public in the subject of local Scottish history, with particular emphasis on

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Support for Boleskine House restoration received from Historic Environment Team of the Highland Council

We are delighted to announce that the Historic Environment Team of the Highland Council have supported the plans for our conservation-led approach to the rebuild of Boleskine House’s outer shell. Commenting on the proposals publicly, they said: “The proposal is to reinstate the external envelope of Boleskine House, a fire-damaged Listed Building that is at

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Removal of Dangerous Buildings Notice on Boleskine House

On 7 January 2016 Boleskine House was given a Dangerous Buildings Notice pursuant to the powers granted to the Highland Council under the Building (Scotland) Act 2003. The reason for this was because of how unsafe the structure had become after the first fire a few weeks prior. On 22 July 2020 we applied to

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