Island hospitality at its very best! This is the highest offer available. Opening a fantastic selection of gardens across Scotland to raise money for hundreds of charities. Edinburgh) showing plain farmhouse. The centrepiece is Glen House, a multi-bayed, Scottish Baronial mansion of coursed cream ashlar completed in 1858 to designs by David Bryce, with formidable six-storey tower added by Bryce in 1874. There are no images available for this record. A priority in new plantings is to add more native broadleaf woods and increase the number of paths so residents and visitors can enjoy the forests more. We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent. While our primary focus is to create and maintain a beautiful setting for the community of residents who call Glen home, we know that Glen is also much loved as a “surprise in the hills” and welcome everyone to enjoy and explore its many delights, asking that they also respect the place as a working farm and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code as well as nature’s rights to be undisturbed, for example in the spring nesting season. The Glen is a landscape molded by humans for centuries with recorded mention of settlements going back to the 12thc. A cliff-top cottage perching in the shadows of the iconic red and white Souter Lighthouse. There is a small grassed area to the rear of the cottage, however foot access is required to the next door cottage. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields. About Glen House Half a mile away from Lindisfarne Castle, this simple little hideaway is perfect for seal watching. Facilities. NW elevation broken by bridge and courtyard entrance to centre; projecting single storey, single bay, gable ended block within courtyard with corbelled battlemented tourelles with trefoil gun-loop detail, entrance door with window to left and stepped hoodmould surmounting. © Historic Environment Scotland - Scottish Charity No. Advanced to far right, the family quarter's block with crowstepped gable, pedimented dormers and pepperpot angle turret, incorporating 'David Bryce, Architect AD 1855' panel with Corinthian column detail; single bay gable corbelling out from round and full-height pepperpot tower in re-entrant angle. At this point, the house was a fairly small plain farmhouse. landings (sited to outer flanks). The continuity of landscape stewardship inspires today’s efforts to manage the commercial forestry with sensitivity, continually enhancing the quality of this Designated Designed Landscape. The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. In addition, some of our cottages are curated to be sympathetic to their time period. Anglo Saxon encampments can still be detected at strategic points, and there are fables about the Witches of Traquair living here. B&B. Pitched slated roof with stone ridging and lead flashing and valleys; ogee slated roof to corner turret of Winton tower, fish-scale slated conical roofs to tourelles and pyramidal slate roofs (with slightly swept eaves) to turrets; some timber and glazing atrium style roof lights to centre of roof. Bedding, linen and towels are supplied in all 2-5 Acorn cottages. This little cottage is close to Hadrian’s Wall and perfect for exploring Northumberland. Pets Welcome. It has great beauty in its period furnishings and interiors as well as through the breath-taking gardens, forest, and the seascapes that surround that castle. William Chambers, HISTORY OF PEEBLESHIRE (1864). One-bedroom Glen House is perfectly situated the island’s main street, just half a mile away from the striking, Lindisfarne Castle. The Glen was also a favourite with Princess Margaret who was a family friend. Later, during the tenure of 2nd Lord Glenconner, Syrie Maugham (wife of the writer Somerset Maugham, a family friend) undertook more modern interior decoration in house as it was known the 2nd Lord disliked the Baronial style with a passion. Please advise at time of booking if you wish the bed to be a double or twins. Travel Agents . Please be sure read our Guidance for Visitors before setting out to visit any gardens. NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: irregularly massed but briefly: projecting entrance tower with Renaissance doorway (based on Cullen House, Moray), moulding incorporating heraldic plaque inscribed BLISSET BE GOD FOR ALL HIS GIFTIS and THEY AR WELCOME HERE QVHA THE LORD DO FEIR and aedicular-framed window to 1st floor, small window below corbelled Maybole oriel and gablehead with lion at apex; to left, recessed irregularly fenestrated section of tower terminating in pepperpot angle turret and pedimented dormer. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the 1997 Act. Scroll to more recent times around 1815, and it was William Allan who planted the beech shelter-belts and long avenue of silver firs, canalised parts of the Quair, and brought more of the low-lying lands into pasture. Please check visitor notes against individual bothies. The Glen was also a favourite with Princess Margaret who was a family friend. 5 Acorn: a luxury accommodation offer with very few limiting factors. If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. There are no additional online documents for this record. His towers also are specific stylistic devices; named after earlier buildings they were based on. Bathroom facilities are basic or there may be a high number of guests to bathroom ratio depending on the size of the cottage. In general, a 1 Acorn cottage does not have WiFi. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948. NE (SERVICE WING) ELEVATION: to left, return of main house with corbelled angle turret adjacent to 2-storey projecting squared bay containing large tripartite window (lighting dining room) and terminating in ball finialled parapet, wide attic dormer aligned with stack to left; narrow window to basement right with aligned pedimented dormer breaking eaves. Lorimer oak library (including Renaissance chimneypiece) with, animal bracketed shelving, timber work executed by Scott Morton & Co. 1854 and 1874, linked drawing rooms redecorated classically by Lengons, 1925; chimney piece with Ionic jambs and fret frieze also from this date. A year of stories, discoveries and contradictions in a castle (that’s not a castle), on an island (that’s not an island). To right of tower, irregularly fenestrated block with tall diagonally placed tripartite windows lighting hall and stairs with 4 pedimented dormers breaking corbelled parapet. His children were well known society figures, and his 6th daughter Margaret married Herbert Asquith, Prime Minister from 1908-1916. Views over Brodick Bay towards the Castle or over the hills. The seat of Charles Tennant Esq, Entrance front; (1856) 610-Glen from North, 699-Glen from South; (1860) 601-Billiard Room, Glen; (1863) 361-Glen; (1875) 937-Glen with recent additions. It’s part of our basic collection – perfect for those after simple, hassle-free accommodation, so they can spend more time exploring the surrounding area. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. William Burn and David Bryce commissioned Billings to produce his 'Baronial and Ecclesiastical Architecture of Scotland', from which the details from Maybole and Winton come. The luxury, award-winning five star hotel in Ayrshire, Scotland, provides an intimate level of service with genuine attention to detail. All cottages include linen while bunkhouses vary so please check individual bunkhouse visitor notes. Painted cast-iron rainwater goods. Adjoining to right, single storey link to house with balustraded parapet broken by central bipartite window (arched pediment contains carved David Bryce, Architect panel with Corinthian column). Our app is your one-stop shop for information on Scotland's iconic historic attractions. 1 Acorn: simple living accommodation with basic furniture and fixtures fit for purpose and clean.