Basic Site Details

Name: Glenbarr Abbey
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of lodge: 423.

Style ressembles Ross Priory

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Barr HouseYes 

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 3c. 1815 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31887  Gate Lodge
Item 3 of 31968 Demolition 


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 2James Gillespie Graham Bc. 1815 Alterations and enlargement
Item 2 of 2John Honeyman  1887 Gate lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1MacAlister, Major of GlenbarrHe was the brother of General K MacAlister who employed Gillespie Graham at Torrisdale Castle.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2RCAHMS Inventory of Argyllvol I, KintyreEdinburghp188, plate 78

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job booik
Item 2 of 2Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 202