Basic Site Details

Name: Torrisdale Castle
Town, district or village: Carradale
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Castle style

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Castle  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 7c. 1815 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 71900  North wing
Item 3 of 719051908 Drawings dated (for additions)
Item 4 of 7March 1908  Survey plans - perhaps alterations
Item 5 of 71910  South wing
Item 6 of 7October 1950  Cottage at home farm
Item 7 of 7October 1952  Plans dated for proposed alterations on castle


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 7James Gillespie GrahamArchitectFc. 1815  
Item 2 of 7Henry Edward CliffordArchitectA1900 North wing added
Item 3 of 7MacArthur, Robert, Weir & Sons, CarmichaelArchitectural practiceB1908 Survey plans or alterations?
Item 4 of 7Henry Edward CliffordArchitectC1910 South wing added
Item 5 of 7Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)ArchitectD1950 Cottage at home farm
Item 6 of 7Leslie Grahame Thomson (or Leslie Grahame-Thomson; later Leslie Grahame MacDougall)ArchitectE1952 Proposed alterations on castle
Item 7 of 7Leslie Grahame-Thomson & AssociatesArchitectural practiceE1952 Proposed alterations on castle


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1MacAlister, General KeithClient for Gillespie Graham work

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Torrisdale Castle, farm steading 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1RCAHMS Inventory of Argyllvol I, KintyreEdinburghno 337. Page 192 aand plates 84-5

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Annual Register1816ix p483

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection  
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLeslie Grahame Thomson MacDougall Collection LGM 1950/3/1-17
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Leslie Grahame-Thomson: F no3402 (box 22)