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Poyntsfield distillery

Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

The location of Poyntsfield distillery is still very much on the map as a house, farm, cottages and outbuildings, although it is today spelled Poyntzfield. It sits about three quarters of a mile southwest of Jemimaville on the Black Isle, part of Easter Ross and Cromarty.

The distillery’s water was likely supplied by a stream that runs through the area, feeding the Udale Burn on its way to the Cromarty Firth at Jemimaville. 

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  • Region
    Highland
  • Production type
    Single malt
  • Distillery Status
    Demolished
  • Previous names
    Poyntzfield
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Poyntsfield History

Poyntsfield distillery operated under distiller Duncan Montgomery for a decade from 1813 until he was sequestrated and the site closed.

In recent years the old Poyntzfield house has been rented as a holiday home, with some guests claiming that it is haunted. Whisky, it seems, was not the only spirit at Poyntsfield.

Timeline

  • 1813 Poyntsfield distillery is licensed to Duncan Montgomery
  • 1823 The licence holder at Poyntsfield is sequestrated and the distillery is closed
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Contact

Address
Pointzfield
Black Isle
Ross and Cromarty
United Kingdom
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See also

  • Beauly Beauly Beauly Distillery

    Beauly

    A rural distillery at Beauly, in Inverness-shire, that stood beside the river of the same name.

  • Braelangwell Braelangwell Braelangwell Distillery

    Braelangwell

    A defunct distillery on the Black Isle, near Poyntzfield.

  • Fortrose Fortrose Fortrose Distillery

    Fortrose

    A distillery at its namesake village in the Black Isle with a 35-year history, 22 of them silent.

  • Dunverny Dunverny Dunverny Distillery

    Dunverny

    An 18th century Black Isle distillery, also known as Dunvornie or Dunvournie.

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