Torrisdale Castle

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Alternative Names Torrisdale Castle Policies
Site Type COUNTRY HOUSE
Canmore ID 38843
Site Number NR73NE 8
NGR NR 79348 36137
Council ARGYLL AND BUTE
Parish SADDELL AND SKIPNESS
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District ARGYLL AND BUTE
Former County ARGYLL
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

Architect: James Gillespie Graham c.1815
Built for General MacAlister - same design for both castles (Gate-house & Gate-lodge)
H.E.Clifford c.1900-10 additions.

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Archaeological Notes

NR73NE 8.00 79348 36137

NR73NE 8.01 79657 35829 Gate Lodge
NR73NE 8.02 79253 36094 The Arch, West Wing
NR73NE 8.03 79439 36148 Bridge
NR73NE 8.02 79272 36094 The Arch, East Wing

A castellated Gothic house, the original, central portion of which was built about 1815; extensive additions in the same style were made early in the 20th century.
RCAHMS 1971, visited June 1966.

 
Books and References

RCAHMS (1971a) The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland. Argyll: an inventory of the ancient monuments, volume 1: Kintyre, Edinburgh
Page(s): 192, No. 337 Held at RCAHMS A.1.1.INV/18

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