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Torrisdale Castle

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Torrisdale Castle

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Torrisdale Castle Policies

Canmore ID 38843

Site Number NR73NE 8

NGR NR 79348 36137

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Saddell And Skipness
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR73NE 8.00 79348 36137

NR73NE 8.01 79657 35829 Gate Lodge

NR73NE 8.02 79253 36094 The Arch, West Wing

NR73NE 8.03 79439 36148 Bridge

NR73NE 8.02 79272 36094 The Arch, East Wing

A castellated Gothic house, the original, central portion of which was built about 1815; extensive additions in the same style were made early in the 20th century.

RCAHMS 1971, visited June 1966.

Architecture Notes

Architect: James Gillespie Graham c.1815

Built for General MacAlister - same design for both castles (Gate-house & Gate-lodge)

H.E.Clifford c.1900-10 additions.


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