Basic Site Details

Name: Ardmaddy Castle
Town, district or village: Oban
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
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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 5c. 1830 AdditionAddition of porch
Item 2 of 518371839Plans drawn up 
Item 3 of 51862  Execution of James Gillespie Graham's designs
Item 4 of 51924  Proposed alterations to mid 18th century wing
Item 5 of 5February 1924  Plans for alterations signed


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 5James Gillespie Graham Dc. 1830 Addition of porch
Item 2 of 5James Gillespie Graham B18371839Designs for Jacobean additions and alterations - not executed until after his death
Item 3 of 5David Bryce A1862 Supervised construction of part of James Gillespie Graham's design for additions and alterations
Item 4 of 5Robert Baldie A1862 Executed additions and alterations following James Gillespie Graham's designs
Item 5 of 5Thomas McCrae  1924 Proposed alterations to mid 18th century wing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Breadalbane, 2nd Marquis ofClient for Gillespie Graham and Bryce work
Item 2 of 2Breadalbane, Marchioness ofClient for McCrae work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2RCAHMS Inventory of the Ancient Monuments of Argyllvol 2, LornRCAHMSLorn. pp248-9, 252
Item 2 of 2Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p122

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Breadalbane Collection Memoranda and letters
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection AGD/102/1