Basic Site Details

Name: Coulport House
Town, district or village: Loch Long
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Notes: See separate entry for Kibble Palace in Glasgow Botanic Garden, originally built as a conservatory for Coulport House and floated up the Kelvin on a raft to reopen in greatly enlarged form as The Art Palace in May 1873.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118611866  


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 3Boucher & Cousland A18611869 
Item 2 of 3James Boucher A18611868 
Item 3 of 3James Cousland A18611869 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Kibble, John 

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 1Glasgow Botanic Garden, Kibble PalaceOriginally designed and built as the conservatory for Coulport House, Loch Long, Argyll (see separate entry), and subsequently moved to Glasgow Botanic Garden in 1872.

Personal information from Cousland family per Alfred G Lochhead.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Curtis, Eric Kibble Palace   
Item 2 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1861   796
Item 3 of 5Reeve, Richard2005A Victorian Burgh: the story of Cove and Kilcreggan  p135-142 (early photos)
Item 4 of 5Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p199
Item 5 of 5Williamson, Riches, Higgs1990Glasgow (The Buildings of Scotland)  p305