Ardgowan House

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Alternative Names Ardgowan House Policies; Ardgowan Auxiliary Hospital
Site Type COUNTRY HOUSE (18TH CENTURY), HOSPITAL (FIRST WORLD WAR)
Canmore ID 41390
Site Number NS27SW 20
NGR NS 20750 73039
Council INVERCLYDE
Parish INVERKIP
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District INVERCLYDE
Former County RENFREWSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NMRS REFERENCE

Architect: Hugh Cairncross 1797
William Burn - additions
John Henderson 1856 - Episcopal Chapel of St Michael's & All Angels
Sir Robert Lorimer 1904 - additions

Inventory of Plans (R3/P147)

Bed by Gillows now at Acton Round, Salop. (See Country Life, Jan 1978)

ARDGOWAN HOUSE DRAWINGS
NMRS Photographic Survey of plans for Ardgowan including: design for Ardgowan by Wardrop and Reid 1882; designs for alterations to Ardgowan by William Burn 1862; design for the staircase to the tea garden by R S Lorimer 1905; design for a railing by Ramsay Traquair 1912, etc.
Copied 1984 Inventory 157

EXTERNAL REFERENCES:

Strathclyde Regional Archives. Ardgowan Collection:
B67 Plan, section and elevation of hay shed at Ardgowan, 1920.

R.I.B.A. Library: Drawings Cell. William Burn 1852 - Plans & perspective of Gardener's House.

(Undated) information in NMRS.


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Archaeological Notes

NS27SW 20.00 20750 73039

NS27SW 20.01 20677 73688 North Lodge
NS27SW 20.02 2072 7310 Chapel
NS27SW 20.03 20749 72999 Formal Garden and Sundial
NS27SW 20.04 20750 72854 Gardener's House
NS27SW 20.05 20637 72832 Walled Garden

March 2013 to September 2013
 PROJECT

Notes A project to characterise the quantity and quality of the Scottish resource of known surviving remains of the First World War. Carried out in partnership between Historic Scotland and RCAHMS.

Further details

 
Books and References

Mackenzie and Moncur Ltd ([19--?]) Mackenzie and Moncur Limited: electrical engineers, hothouse builders, heating engineers and iron founders: [lists of patrons and electrical contracts executed], [Edinburgh]
Held at RCAHMS Print

Millar, A H (1889) The castles and mansions of Renfrewshire and Buteshire: illustrated in sixty-five views with historical and descriptive accounts. unpaginated Glasgow
Held at RCAHMS D.11.61.MIL.R

Ramsay, P (1839) Views in Renfrewshire, with historical and descriptive notices, Edinburgh; Paisley; Glasgow
Held at RCAHMS D.11.61.RAM.R

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