Ross Priory

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Site Type COUNTRY HOUSE
Canmore ID 127767
Site Number NS48NW 9
NGR NS 41461 87566
Council WEST DUNBARTONSHIRE
Parish KILMARONOCK (DUMBARTON)
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District DUMBARTON
Former County DUNBARTONSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NS48NW 9.00 41461 87566

Architect: James Gillespie Graham 1812 (additions)

REFERENCE - Scottish Record Office
Mason work done at Ross [Priory].
Estimate by Thomas Bell, mason.
1775 GD47/1117/10

Buildings new offices for Ross [Priory].
Specification for the work to be done for Mrs Macdonald Buchanan of Ross.
ND GD47/1117/31

Buildings a stair at Ross [Priory].
Estimate for building the stair 'at the offices of the Ross' with bluestone for from John Thomson's quarry.
Estimate for pillars of agate of the same dimensions as those at Portnellan.
Estimates signed by Henry Moir.
1804 GD47/1117/16

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NS48NW 9.00 41461 87566

NS48NW 9.01 41902 87413 Burial Ground
NS48NW 9.02 42164 87051 Lodge
NS48NW 9.03 41566 87745 Stables; Lakeside Cottage
NS48NW 9.04 41572 87764 Bothy

An archaeological evaluation was taken place in a field next to the priory ahead of a planned access trackway to the forest plantation alongside. No archaeological features were discovered.
J Somerville 2005

 
Books and References

Anon (1838) Guide pittoresque du voyageur en Ecosse: orne de 120 vues, representant les principaux edifices, les curiosites naturelles, les chateaux remarquables, et tous les lieux cites par Walter Scott..., In French Paris
Held at RCAHMS D.20.GUI.R

Coventry, M (2008) Castles of the Clans: the strongholds and seats of 750 Scottish families and clans, Musselburgh
Page(s): 66 Held at RCAHMS F.5.21.COV

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