Tuesday, 10 April 2012

High Connections

Eilean Righ is in Loch Craignish, some 300 yards off the Argyll coast and in the Islay group of islands. The occupants of its two Iron Age forts would not have dreamt that it was to become entitled the King's Island and that its later occupants would come with high social standing. In the 1930s it was the home of Sir Reginald Johnston, the retired tutor to Puyi, the last Chinese Emperor. A retired Indian army officer, Major Campbell, purchased the property and lived there until 1939. It was then acquired by Lord Wilfred Brown, sold to Viscount Chewton in 1992 and seven years later to Christian Siva-Jothy, a partner in Goldman Sachs.

Scottish Islands Explorer - yet to receive a By Appointment status

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