Scotland's Lost Country Houses




Alphabetical list

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Name Location Built Demolished More information Source
Abercairney Abbey
(Abercairney House/Castle)
Perthshire 1804 Richard Crichton
1842 R&R Dickson (completed)
1869 R Thornton Shiells (tower)
1960 Photographs
Photographs
DCH, LHS, NMRS
Picture of Abercairney Abbey
Abercairney Abbey, as originally planned, from Jones
Abington House Lanarkshire C19 Kinnear & Peddie (additions) 1898 (fire)
(replaced by Glengonnar House)
NMRS
Abbotrule House Roxburghshire 1956 DCH, LHS, NMRS
Aboyne Castle Kincardineshire 1671 rebuilt
1835 William Burn (additions)
George Truefitt (additions)
1975 (reduced) Bonty History
Recent photograph
Old photographs
NMRS, other
Picture of Aboyne Castle
Aboyne Castle, from an old postcard
Achalader House
(Ballied House)
Perthshire c.1870 John Starnforth Post-WWII de-roofed
(shell remains)
BAR, SEH, other
Aden House Aberdeenshire 1852 John Smith (enlargement and remodelling) Post 1945, consolidated shell remains Aden Country Park
Recent news
DCH, LHS
Airdrie House Lanarkshire C19 1964 History and
photograph
DCH, LHS, NMRS, other
Airlie Park Angus DCH
Aldbar Castle
(Auldbar)
Angus 1580 Thomas Lyon
1844-54 Patrick Chalmers, gothic additions
1964 (fire) Brief history
Photographs
DCH, LHS, NMRS
Allanbank House
(Allanbank)
Berwickshire 1848 David Bryce 1969 DB, DCH, LHS, NMRS, other
Picture of Allanbank House
Allanbank House, from a photograph in a private collection, used with permission
Allanton House Lanarkshire 1809/20 James Gillespie Graham (additions) C20 History and
photographs

History and
photographs
DCH, LHS, NMRS
Picture of Alloa House
Alloa House, from an old postcard
Alloa House Clackmannanshire 1834-8 George Angus
1866-9 John Melvin (alterations)
1955-9 Photographs DCH, LHS, NMRS
Picture of Alloa House
Alloa House, from an old postcard
Almondell House Midlothian 1790 Henry Erskine c.1950 (gutted)
1969 (blown up)
DCH, LHS, NMRS
Altyre House Moray Late C19 John Kinross (additions)
Early C20 WL Carruthers (additions)
c.1962 History
Photographs
Photographs
DCH, Gaz, LHS, NMRS
Alva House
(Alva Castle)
Clackmannanshire Mid C17 onwards
Late C18 Robert Adam
WWII Photograph DCH, LHS, NMRS
Amisfield House East Lothian 1756 Issac Ware
1785 John Henderson (additions)
c.1928 Photographs
History
News
DCH, LHS
Ancrum House Roxburghshire 1874 Wardrop & Reid 1970 Photographs LHS, NMRS
Annfield House Angus Early C19 David Neave c.1939 DCH, LHS
Annfield House Glasgow 1770 1870 GG entry
History and
photograph
GG
Ardeer House Ayrshire Late C18 c.1967 History and
photograph
MA, NMRS, other
Picture of Ardeer House
Ardeer House, from Millar (Ayrshire)
Ardencaple Castle Dunbartonshire C13 and C16 parts
1786 Robert Mylne
1957-8 (tower remains) Photographs
History and
photograph
DCH, LHS, NMRS
Ardmaddy House
(Ardmaddy / Armaddy Castle)
Argyll C18
1838 James Gillespie Graham
1862 David Bryce (carried out GG's plans)
1924 Thomas McCrae (alterations)
1978-9 (except C18 wing) Photographs
Gardens
NMRS, other
Ardmillan House
(Ardmillan Castle)
Ayrshire Late C16 (tower)
Late C17 (alterations)
C18 James Smith (classical additions)
1908 additional bow and crow-stepped gables
1973 gutted by fire
1990 C18 wing demolished
1990s remains demolished (?)
LHS, MA, NMRS, SEH
Picture of Ardmillan House
Ardmillan House, pre 1908, from Millar (Ayrshire)
Ardoch House Perthshire 1826 William Stirling (additions) Shell remains DCH, LHS, NMRS
Ardwell House Wigtownshire C17
1869 Brown & Wardrop (additions)
1956 (except C17 wing) NMRS
Picture of Armadale Castle
Armadale Castle, with the Bryce wing to the right, from an old postcard
Armadale Castle Skye 1803/15/22 James Gillespie Graham
1855-7 David Bryce (additions)
1920-8 John Wittel (minor alterations)
Shell of Bryce wing survives Photograph
Castle website
NMRS, other
Picture of Armadale Castle
Armadale Castle from the rear, from Jones
Picture of Armadale Castle
Armadale Castle, from Jones. It is unclear whether all of this was ever built
Armiston House Angus DCH, LHS
Aros House
(Aros Castle/Lodge, Dounarwyse, Drumfin House)
Mull 1825 William Burn
c.1875 JM Wardrop (alterations)
c.1960 (blown up) Photographs
Photographs
Estate history
NMRS
Picture of Aros House
Aros House, from an old postcard
Ashcliff House Angus 1854 Charles Wilson
1923 Mills & Shepherd (alterations)
c.1938 DCH, LHS, NMRS
Auchaber House Aberdeenshire 1927 (except W wing) DCH, LHS, NMRS
Auchans New House Ayrshire c.1819 Robert Wallace 1970 LHS, MA, NMRS
Picture of Auchans New House
Auchans New House, from Millar (Ayrshire)
Auchans Old House
(Auchans Castle)
Ayrshire 1644 (additions)
1667 (additions)
Ruin Photograph LHS, MA, NMRS
Auchernach House Aberdeenshire 1809 (poss. earlier) c.1945 Site of house
Site of house
LHS, NMRS
Auchindarroch House
(Oakfield)
Argyll c.1969 Photograph DCH, LHS, NMRS
Auchingray House
(Auchengray)
Lanarkshire c.1820 John M Arthur 1937 or 1947 (fire) NMRS, other
Auchinraith House Lanarkshire 1809 David Hamilton Post 1936 GG entry
Summary and photograph
GG, NMRS
Auchintoshan House
(Auchentoshan)
Dunbartonshire C17 & later 1941 (WWII bomb) History and
photograph

GG entry
GG, NMRS, other
Auchinvole House
(Auchenvole Castle)
Dunbartonshire C16/C17
C19 (additions)
1965 (gutted, partial) DCH, LHS
House of Auchiries Banffshire 1715
1726
C19, shell
(W block still occupied)
NMRS, other
Auchry House Aberdeenshire 1767 1967 DCH, LHS, NMRS, other
Auchterlees House Aberdeenshire DCH, LHS
Auchtyfardle House Lanarkshire C18
1864 David Bryce (additions)
1957 DB, DCH, LHS, NMRS, other
Aviemore House Invernessshire 1964 NMRS, other
Avontoun House West Lothian Pre 1865 Post 1956 CHB, NMRS
Picture of Ayton House
Ayton House, from Millar (Fife)
Ayton House
(Ayton Hill House, Aytounhill)
Fife Mid C19 Peddie & Kinnear or David Bryce 1969 (fire) DB, DCH, LHS, NMRS

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