MHG5880 - Country House - Armadale Castle


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  • COUNTRY HOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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NG60SW0010 Bridge
NG60SW0011 Laundry
NG60SW0012 Stables
NG60SW0013 Gardens
NG60SW0014 Pier
NG60SW0016 Porter's Lodge
NG60NW0054 Home Farm, The High Square

JHooper, 30/11/2001

Barn, byre & stable 1803.
James Gillespie Graham, 1815 - additions
1821 - 22 - stables
David Bryce, 1855 - 57 - additions

Repairs to Armadale House.
Instalment paid to [Thomas] Thorburn for his work.
It amounts to ?63 2 0.
Abstract of Lord Macdonald's accounts.
1798 - 1799
GD 221/40/99

Proposed alterations and additions to Armadale House.
Estimates and copies of plans and specification have been sent.
James Gillespie asks that the bearer by given ?200.
Letter from James Gillespie, Architect, to John Campbell W.S.
GD 221/24

Proposed alterations and addition to Armadale House.
James Gillespie explains that he was directed to get the building done as quickly as possible therefore he did not advertise for estimates and consequently received only two. He accepted the first which was ?135 cheaper.
Letter from Jame Gillesipie, Architect to John Campbell W.S.
GD 221/24

Alterations and additions to Armadale House.
Note of the various estimates and verbal agreements.
A final estimate of ?7898 14 11 quoted.
[Architect: James Gillespie]
[Builders: Shearer and Shennan, Edinburgh]

Two cannon balls that are recorded to be from Armadale Castle are on display in the Museum of the Small Isles. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6401 0468 (78m by 95m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG60SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

Finds (1)

  • CANNON BALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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