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Newton Mearns, Crookfur, Capelrig Road, Capelrig House

Art And Education Venue (20th Century), House (18th Century)

Site Name Newton Mearns, Crookfur, Capelrig Road, Capelrig House

Classification Art And Education Venue (20th Century), House (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Arts Centre; Council Office

Canmore ID 203799

Site Number NS55NW 101

NGR NS 54204 57275

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Renfrewshire
  • Parish Mearns
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Eastwood
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Recording Your Heritage Online

Capelrig House, Capelrig Road, 1769

Symmetrical Georgian mansion, with two-storey wing added 1913. Refurbished by Renfrew County Council after 40 years of neglect and now East Renfrewshire Council offices beside a large school

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press

Archaeology Notes

NS55NW 101 54204 57275

See also NS55NW 23.

Architecture Notes


Built 1769

Addition added 1913

Wallpaper in drawing room - French c. 1830-40. Examples in McClellands 'Historic Wallpapers' and Clouzot's 'Histoire du Papier Peint'

See Record Sheet, small sketch of plan.

Missing at time of upgrade, 03/04/03.


Mitchell Library; J. Maclehose Country Houses - 1 print

(Undated) information in NMRS.


Photographic Survey (June 1965)

Photographic survey of the interior and exterior of Capelrig House, Renfrewshire, by the Scottish National Buildings Record/Ministry of Works in June 1965.


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