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Poltalloch House And Gardens

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Poltalloch House And Gardens

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Callton Mor; Poltalloch Estate

Canmore ID 39528

Site Number NR89NW 81

NGR NR 81395 96505

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Kilmartin
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

Archaeology Notes

NR89NW 81 81395 96505

NR89NW 81.01 NR 82557 95977 East Lodge and Gates

NR89NW 81.02 NR 82360 97595 North Lodge and Gateway

NR89NW 81.03 NR 81604 96531 St Columba's Chapel

NR89NW 81.04 NR 82541 95978 East Lodge, bridge and approach walls (Kilmartin Burn)

See also:

NM80SW 38 NM 807 009 Old Poltalloch Country House; Offices; Walled Garden

NR89NW 54 NR 8158 9652 St Columba's Chapel, cross

NR89NW 55 NR 8160 9653 St Columba's Chapel, cross-slab

NR89NW 56 NR 8230 9760 North Lodge, cist

NR89NW 59 NR c. 81 96 Miscellaneous finds

NR89NW 69 NR c. 81 96 Stone axe

NR89NW 76 NR 810 961 Enclosure

Architecture Notes


Poltalloch House. (Calton Mor).

Owner: Colonel G.I. Malcolm of Poltalloch.

Architect: William Burn. 1850-59. Roof taken off 1957.


Dick Peddie and Mackay, Edinburgh Plans

Bin 31, Bag 3 R I Cruin

Lochgilphead n/d (c.1900)

Dick Peddie and Mackay, Edinburgh Survey

Bin 16, Bag 1 Peddie & Washington Browne 1908

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Site Management (30 April 1990)

Large Victorian mansion built in ashlar with curvilinear gables. The front elevation features a semi-classical doorway, surmounted by a bay window and a coat-of-arms in a curvilinear gable. Lower wings, including a conservatory, sit to the sides, whilst a kitchen court sits to the rear. The stable court sits to the north east.

Formerly the seat of Malcolms of Poltalloch. Built to replace Kilmartin House. Known as Callton Mor in later 19th century. Roof removed in 1957(Historic Scotland)


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