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How to write a great review. The review must be at least 50 characters long. His family still manages the estate and the lodge is now available for holiday lets. Sutherland is one of the most ruggedly beautiful and sparsely populated parts of Scotland. In the nineteenth century, the Duke of Sutherland set about improving his landholdings to make them more productive by building lodges for sporting tenants who came to enjoy the summer fishing and shooting grouse and deer. In the s some 3, acres of land were reclaimed at Shinness.
A lodge was built there in and allocated some 2, acres of moorland for grouse and grazing, together with the fishings on Loch Shin and its rivers.
One of the first keepers at the estate was John Fraser. His daughter, Iby, became a teacher at Lairg School. In the s, long after the Fletcher family had taken on Shinness Estate, Iby wrote down some recollections of her early life for Mrs Fletcher's interest. Read more Read less. Special offers and product promotions Also check our best rated Travel Book reviews.
See all free Kindle reading apps. Don't have a Kindle? About the Author Annie Tindley teaches history at Glasgow Caledonian University and has worked extensively on the history of Highland Sutherland estates. Home Contact us Help Free delivery worldwide. Free delivery worldwide. Bestselling Series.
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Description Sutherland is one of the most ruggedly beautiful and sparsely populated parts of Scotland. In the nineteenth century, the Duke of Sutherland set about improving his landholdings to make them more productive by building lodges for sporting tenants who came to enjoy the summer fishing and shooting grouse and deer.