Basic Site Details

Name: Glenforsa House
Town, district or village: Gruline
Island: Mull
City or county: Argyll
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: MULL (N.B.)-For the various works required in the erection of a mansion-house at Glenforsa. near Saline, Mull, for D Greenhill, Esq. Plans, etc., at the office of Mr Angus Gregorson, writer, Oban and of Messrs Peddie and Kinnear, architects, 3, South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, to the latter of whom offers by April 3rd. [Building News 22 March 1861 p260]

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 210 February 1861  Drawings
Item 2 of 218971902 Additions


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 7Alexander Ross    Date unknown
Item 2 of 7Charles George Hood Kinnear A1861  
Item 3 of 7John Dick Peddie A1861  
Item 4 of 7Peddie & Kinnear A1861  
Item 5 of 7George Washington Browne B18971902Additions
Item 6 of 7John More Dick Peddie B18971902Additions
Item 7 of 7Peddie & Washington Browne B18971902Additions


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


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Building News22 March 1861  p260 - contracts open
Item 2 of 2Building News29 March 1861  p280 - contracts open

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1860/94/2
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSList of jobs supplied by Mr Alistair Ross, Inverness (given to NMRS in 1950s)