IHBC features ‘Heritage the doorstep’: Fresh plans to demolish Jimmy Savile’s Highland home and ‘replace it with monument’

NEW plans have been submitted to knock down the remote Glencoe cottage once lived in by disgraced TV personality Savile, reports The Press and Journal.

The Press and Journal writes:

The former home of paedophile TV presenter Jimmy Savile could finally be knocked down.

The current owner is determined to demolish the Highland cottage and create a monument to Scots mountaineer Sir Hamish MacInnes…

Savile lived in the property at Allt-na-Reigh in Glencoe from 1998 until his death in 2011….

… MacInnes created the ‘Pterodactyl’ ice-axe and the eponymous MacInnes stretcher, used by mountain rescue teams worldwide, on the site.

It is hoped work would begin on the site next year and a commemorative plaque would be installed to honour the achievements of Hamish MacInnes…

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