Basic Site Details

Name: Mansion House of Eriska
Town, district or village: Ledaig
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 10,000.

Sometimes attributed to Hippolyte Jean Blanc; documentary evidence, however, confirms George Woulfe Brenan as architect of 1884 building. Blanc may have been responsible for a rebuilding or further work. Further research required to clarify roles of Brenan and Blanc.

Information courtesy of Shauna Cameron.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Isle of Eriska HotelYes 

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31884   
Item 2 of 31970s or 1980s Reconstruction 
Item 3 of 319931995Alteration/conversionStables converted to swimming pool and leisure facilities.


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 6Hippolyte Jean Blanc A1884  
Item 2 of 6George Woulfe Brenan A?1884(?) Claims to have designed this house
Item 3 of 6Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) A?1884(?) Interior work - date uncertain
Item 4 of 6John Robertson Notman G1970s or 1980s Reconstruction
Item 5 of 6Crerar & Partners C19931995Stables converted to swimming pool and leisure facilities.
Item 6 of 6William ('Bill') Gunn Crerar C19931995Stables converted to swimming pool and leisure facilities.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hutchison, Mr & Mrs George Clark 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p247 - attributes building to Hippolyte Jean Blanc

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman29 July 2009  Obituary of Notman

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register4698 
Item 2 of 3Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on involvement of Scott Morton & Co
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Woulfe Brenan: L v16 no1138