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Abercairney Abbey (Abercairney House) (Abercairny Castle)

  • Earlier Houses: There was at least one earlier house on, or near, the site of the 19th century house.

    Built / Designed For: Colonel Charles Moray

    House & Family History: Abercairny Abbey was used as a hospital during World War II.

    House Replaced By: The 19th century house was demolished in 1960 and replaced by a 20th century house on the same site.

  • Architect: Robert Thornton Shiells

    Date: 1869
    Designed: Tower House for Charles Stirling Home Drummond-Moray

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    Architect: Lewis Kennedy

    Date: Circa 1812
    Designed: Flower garden

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    Architect: Richard Crichton

    Date: 1804
    Designed: House for Colonel Charles Moray

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    Architect: Thomas White Sr.

    Date: 1793
    Designed: Landscaping

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    Architect: R. & R. Dickson

    Date: Circa 1840
    Designed: Stables
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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  • John Bernard (J.B.) Burke, published under the title of A Visitation of the Seats and Arms of the Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain and Ireland, among other titles: 2.S. Vol. I, p. 74, 1854.

    John Preston (J.P.) Neale, published under the title of Views of the Seats of Noblemen and Gentlemen in England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, among other titles: Vol. VI, 1823. Scotland, 1830.

    Country Life: CXXIX, 506 plan, 584, 1961.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Current Seat / Home of: Drummond Moray (seated at 20th century house)

    Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSES: Gille Brigte, 3rd Earl of Strathearn, 13th century. Sir John Moray, 14th century; Sir Robert Moray, 17th century. SEATED AT 19TH CENTURY HOUSE: Colonel Charles Moray, 1804-10; Colonel James Moray, 19th century; Charles Stirling Home Drummond-Moray, 19th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Individual / Family Trust

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No


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