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Paisley, Blackhall

Manor House (Medieval)

Site Name Paisley, Blackhall

Classification Manor House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Blackhall Priory

Canmore ID 43146

Site Number NS46SE 22

NGR NS 49089 63125

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Renfrewshire
  • Parish Paisley (Renfrew)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Renfrew
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes


NS46SE 22 49089 63125.

BUILT: 1574.

(NS 4909 6312) Blackhall (NR) (remains of) (NAT)

OS 1:10000 map (1973)

Blackhall, first mentioned in the 13th century, was evidently a residence of the Stewarts.

G W S Barrow 1973

The present old house called Castle (Third Statistical Account [TSA] 1962) of Blackhall, is a simple, two-storeyed mansion, built in the late 16th or early 17th century. It is now a roofless ruin.

D MacGibbon and T Ross 1892; New Statistical Account (NSA) 1845

A rectangular building of rubble masonry, now roofless and the interior ruinous. No date stones were seen.

Visited by OS (JFC) 29 March 1954

Now restored and inhabited.

Information from OS Field Surveyor 30 March 1988


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