Basic Site Details

Name: Kilmory Castle
Town, district or village: Lochgilphead
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 2Country House  
Item 2 of 2Office  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 418291836Alterations and additions 
Item 2 of 41895  Alterations
Item 3 of 41939  Alterations?
Item 4 of 419801987Build/constructionOffice block built to N when it became administrative centre for new local authority.


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 8Joseph Gordon Davis (or James Gordon Davis) C18291836Extensions
Item 2 of 8George Washington Browne A1895 Alterations
Item 3 of 8John More Dick Peddie A1895 Alterations
Item 4 of 8Peddie & Washington Browne A1895 Alterations
Item 5 of 8T P Marwick & Son B1939 Alterations?
Item 6 of 8Thomas Waller Marwick B1939 Alterations?
Item 7 of 8Argyll & Bute District Council Architect's Department (later Argyll & Bute Council) F19801987Office block built to N when it became administrative centre for new local authority.
Item 8 of 8Arthur Binning F19801987As deputy director of Argyll & Bute District Council Architect's Department: office block built to N when it became administrative centre for new local authority.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Orde, Sir John, Bart. Client for Davis work

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 1Kilmory HouseThis is adjacent to Kilmory Castle and has a glazed link to the older building.

Innovative low-energy design - 'the second energy-saving building in the whole of Europe'.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 4New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  vii, pp686-7
Item 3 of 4Pigot1837Pigot's Directory of Scotland   
Item 4 of 4Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p354

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Local Historyc. 1996Issue 1the magazine of Argyll and Bute Library Service (local collections)pp 21-9.
Item 2 of 2RIAS Quarterly2011AutumnRoyal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS)p.95: obituary of Arthur Binning

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 1890/38/4
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Waller Marwick: F no4470 (combined box 16)