Duchal House

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Alternative Names Strathgryffe; Duchal House Policies
Site Type COUNTRY HOUSE
Canmore ID 42247
Site Number NS36NE 30
NGR NS 35344 68012
Council INVERCLYDE
Parish KILMACOLM
Former Region STRATHCLYDE
Former District INVERCLYDE
Former County RENFREWSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

NMRS REFERENCE
Built 1768
(Undated) informaton in NMRS.

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NS36NE 30.00 35344 68012

NS36NE 30.00 NS 35344 68012 Stable Block
NS36NE 30.01 NS 35259 68018 Walled Garden

For Duchal House motte (NS 35806 68347), see NS36NE 13.

Not to be confused with Duchal Castle (NS 3345 6852), for which see NS36NW 8, or with Milton Bridge motte (also named Duchal House motte) at NS 35806 68347, for which see NS36NE 13.

Built by Boyd Porterfield of that ilk in 1768. According to Buildings List, a portion of the previous house, built in 1710, remains in the SW wing.
A H Millar 1889; SDD List 1963.

 
Books and References

Gaul, V (1968) 'Duchal: the home of Lord and Lady Maclay', Scot Fld, vol.115, 786 June
Page(s): 24-26

Millar, A H (1889) The castles and mansions of Renfrewshire and Buteshire: illustrated in sixty-five views with historical and descriptive accounts. unpaginated Glasgow
Page(s): no.23 Held at RCAHMS D.11.61.MIL.R

SDD (1960-) List of Buildings of Architectural or Historical Interest, (Lists held in Architectural Department of RCAHMS) Scottish Development Department
Page(s): no.2

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