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The original Cabrach distillery?

It is thought that there has been a farming settlement at Inverharroch since Pictish times (c.300AD) and there is evidence all around of even older Iron Age settlements.

In the 13th century, the site was occupied by Inverharroch Castle reputedly visited by King Edward I, and the current farm configuration of a G shaped steading and independent farmhouse, appears on maps as far back as the 1600’s.

In the early 1800’s there were three legal distilleries in the Cabrach, Blackmiddens, also known as the ‘Buck’, Tomnavuin, and the Cabrach distillery at Lesmurdie. Distilling was a largely cooperative affair and the Cabrach distillery at Lesmurdie was owned by a small group of enterprising local farming families.

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