Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Leys Castle

Leys Castle, a fine modern mansion in the detached section of Croy and Dalcross parish, Inverness-shire, 3½ miles SSE of Inverness. Standing 520 feet above sea-level, it commands a beautiful view of mountain and valley, water and wood. Its owner, John Baillie Baillie, Esq. (b. 1835; suc. 1865), holds 2142 acres in the shire, valued at £1683 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 84, 1876.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a fine modern mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Croy and Dalcross ScoP       Inverness Shire ScoCnty

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