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Kilmahew House

Country House (19th Century), Theological College (20th Century)

Site Name Kilmahew House

Classification Country House (19th Century), Theological College (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kilmahew Estate; Cardross, St Peter's College; Cardross Seminary

Canmore ID 113685

Site Number NS37NE 29.01

NGR NS 35282 78436

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Cardross (Argyll And Bute)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Architecture Notes

Demolished 1995

John Burnet 1865-8, built for John William Burns.

Advertised for sale as part of the Kilmahew Estate in 1919 (information from Estates Exchange).

Incorporated into Gillespie, Kidd & Coia's 1958-66 scheme for St Peter's College

see also NS37NE 29.00 Cardross, St Peter's College

NS37NE 29.02 Kilmahew House, South Lodge and gatepiers


Country Life, July 3rd, 1980 - letter and photograph

Drawings in possession of Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Glasgow Diocesan Office, Clyde Street, Glasgow, Drawings Collection.

CP97 Site Plan, Pen and Ink, Gillespie, Kidd & Coia 1960


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