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Rosneath Home Farm

Farmstead (19th Century)

Site Name Rosneath Home Farm

Classification Farmstead (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Rosneath Castle Estate, Home Farm; Rosneath Castle Policies, Steading; Roseneath Castle Stables

Canmore ID 161185

Site Number NS28SE 84

NGR NS 26564 81414

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Rosneath
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Dumbarton
  • Former County Dunbartonshire

Architecture Notes


Architect: Alexander Nasmyth 1801

Site Management (24 April 1996)

Large, symmetrical castellated Gothick steading; plan forming 3 sides of octagon with centre tower. Ashlar, sandstone and whinstone rubble with harl (some cement render). Pointed windows, bracketted cills; hoodmoulds; castellated parapet. OUTBUILDINGS: various lean-to, cast-iron buildings. Long semicircular, corrugated-iron pigsty immediately beside NE jamb.

Rosneath Home Farm served Rosneath Castle, the original home of the Campbell's (Historic Scotland).


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