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Remnants of infamous Boleskine House near Foyers by Loch Ness offered for sale online [UPDATED]

A couple working to rebuild the fire-ravaged Boleskine House by Loch Ness are selling charred remnants of the building for £49 a bag. Past owners have included the Fraser clan, Led Zeppelin rocker Jimmy Page and infamous cult leader Aleister Crowley. A crowdfunding campaign was started last year and has so far generated more than £22,500 of the £220,000 target for donations.

The Boleskine House Foundation: Appeal For Funds

“Our contractors have been working day and night for the last week. We have successfully removed several skips worth of rubbles from the “library” and “oratory” rooms. We have successfully removed any hanging remains that could damage the house over the winter. Between these tendered works and professional fees, we will be pressed for funds by the end of December. Boleskine needs your help! Please see our PayPal, GoFundMe, or sign up as a member today!”

Magical Record of Victor B Neuburg

The 100th Monkey Press is pleased to announce the publication of the Magical Record of Victor B. Neuburg. On 8 April 1909 Victor B. Neuburg took the Oath of Probationer in the A.A. Aleister Crowley’s newly formed magical order. In June of 1909 Neuburg traveled from Cambridge to Crowley’s home, Boleskine House…

Sealladh an Loch

   August 28, 2018    No Comments on Sealladh an Loch

An interesting update regarding Boleskine House from LAShTAL.COM’s Travel Correspondent, Frater FS: ‘As Frater FS drove by Boleskine, he noticed a large house with exposed bay window built right next to Boleskine House – on its left if you are facing BH. It is in fact a holiday home for let, called Sealladh an Loch, offering 12 rooms. Whole house is just over £1,400 for the week.’

New book exposes the debauchery of legendary Led Zeppelin ‘axeman’ Jimmy Page

UK tabloid, The Sun, presents a wander through the more controversial parts of Chris Salewicz’s new biography of Jimmy Page. Crowley features, of course, along with drugs and the rest.

Boleskine House | UK | News | Express.co.uk

Dutch millionairess Trudy Piekaar-Bakker told how disappointed she was in the looters who raided it after the blaze and warned the Curse of Boleskine House would exact retribution on them. The Amsterdam businesswoman who made her fortune in a Japanese car parts business also talked about restoring the burned out shell…

Black magic ruin Boleskine House placed on a list of historic buildings under threat | HeraldScotland

A REMOTE ruin once owned by a notorious occultist dubbed “the wickedest man in the world” has been placed on a list of historic buildings under threat. Boleskine House, which sits on the south-east shore of Loch Ness, was reduced to a burnt-out shell when a fierce blaze ripped through the property in 2015. It was previously the home of infamous “black magician” Aleister Crowley, who scandalised British society in the early 20th century through his experiments with sex, drugs and the occult.

The Magickal Battle Of Hastings

   November 21, 2017    1 Comment on The Magickal Battle Of Hastings

An event constellated around the abodes of Aleister Crowley will be taking place at St Leonards Masonic Hall on 1st December. English Heretic and Accumulator Press will host talks and performances. Antony Clayton will be talking about Netherwood early in the evening, Matthew Shaw will be providing accompaniment to a short film and English Heretic will headline with a Boleskine-themed… Read more »

Boleskine House – January 2017

Sad photographs taken this week at the ruins of Boleskine House. [All photographs reproduced with kind permission of John R Thomson – all rights reserved.] For larger versions, click on the relevant images below. Further images of Boleskine House from the LAShTAL.COM Galleries.   [foogallery id=”94147″]

Unexplained Podcast: Who Aiwass

Unexplained is a bi-weekly podcast about mysterious real life events that continue to evade explanation. In last week’s episode, The Spaces that Linger, we journeyed to the grounds of Boleskine House on the banks of Loch Ness in the highlands of Scotland. Although the house has long been the subject of dark intrigue, it is best known for its association… Read more »

To Boleskine House & Back Again

With thanks to user VACCALEEN… Gone to see the Boleskine House once more (or at least the walls that’s left of it), i had later the courtesy to get together with the present Boleskine landlords in Dores Inn. After a very pleasant and comfortable supper with their nice company, i was happily left to expect a proposition for only some… Read more »

Owner “distraught” after Highland mansion gutted in blaze

The owner of a fire-ravaged mansion near Loch Ness has been left “totally distraught” by the loss of her family’s treasured holiday home. Boleskine House at Foyers was destroyed by a fierce blaze earlier this week. The Dutch owner’s daughter and partner are understood to have gone shopping and returned to find it on fire. Source: Owner “distraught” after Highland… Read more »

UPDATE: Aleister Crowley’s Inverness mansion destroyed by fire

More detail on the sad story of the fire at Boleskine House… THE onetime home of black witch Aleister Crowley – the self-confessed “most evil man in Britain” – has been virtually destroyed by a fire which ripped through the 18th-century Loch Ness-side mansion. The blaze at Boleskine House was spotted around 1:40pm yesterday by a motorist on the A82… Read more »

Boleskine House, former home of Jimmy Page, destroyed by fire – The Scotsman

Shocking news from Scotland: Boleskine House in flames… A SCOTTISH manor once owned by Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page and occultist Aleister Crowley has been largely destroyed by a fire. Boleskine House, on the banks of Loch Ness near Foyers in the Highlands, is still ablaze and fire crews have been unable to get inside the building to check for… Read more »

Jimmy Page and his black magic Highland home – The Scotsman

A decent article in The Scotsman (14 December 2015) by Alison Campsie… Occultist Aleister Crowley bought Boleskine House in the late 1800s. Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page may only have visited there a handful of times, but the rock god is forever linked to what has been dubbed “the most notorious home in the Highlands.” Page bought Boleskine House on… Read more »

New book on Jules Jacot Guillarmod

A new book on Jules Jacot Guillarmod, the mountaineer and photograph of the Himalaya expeditions of 1902 and 1905, led by Oscar Eckenstein and Aleister Crowley respectively, has been published: PIONIER AM K2 (in German) or PIONNIER DU K2 (in the French original). It’s an amazing account of the adventures with nearly 200 fascinating photographs. Especially interesting to the members… Read more »

Dark Secret of Loch Ness

   August 27, 2007    1 Comment on Dark Secret of Loch Ness

Sunday Times (UK) p 11 (19-08-2007) By Tom Lappin The area is lovely, but it’s good to be able to escape the monstrous commercialism that surrounds it, writes Tom Lappin. The dark depths of Loch Ness have become something of a cultural divide. On the northwest shore we are in the tediously Disneyfied world of the Nessie experience. Here commercial acumen and the… Read more »

Boleskine Documents – Free LAShTAL.COM Download

With thanks to OTO, LAShTAL.COM is proud to present a portfolio of documents from the Scottish Public Records Office relating to the deeds of Aleister Crowley’s Boleskine House. This download is available only to Registered Members. It’s obviously a significant set of papers for serious Crowley students and is made available through The Aleister Crowley Society. Related Images: