Lethen  Nairnshire


In 1882-4, Frances Groome's Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland described Lethen like this:

Lethen House, an 18th century mansion in Auldearn parish, Nairnshire, near the left bank of the Muckle Burn, 5 miles SE of Nairn. Comprising a large three-story centre, with lower wings, and with beautifully wooded grounds, it is the seat of Alexander Brodie, Esq. (b. 1876; suc. 1880), who holds 22,378 acres in Nairn and 1304 in Elgin shires, valued at £4947 and £1121 per annum.—Ord. Sur., sh. 84, 1876.

Additional information about this locality is available for Auldearn

Lethen through time

Lethen is now part of Highland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Highland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Lethen itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lethen, in Highland and Nairnshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd April 2024

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