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Blythswood House

  • Built / Designed For: Major Acrhibald Campbell

    House & Family History: Blythswood contained a well-known physics laboratory that was used from 1892 until 1905 to experiment with cathode rays, x-rays, spectroscopy, and radioactivity.

  • Architect: James Gillespie Graham

    Date: Circa 1821
    Designed: House

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  • 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: 2.S. Vol. III, 1826. Scotland, 1830.

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Destroyed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Major Archibald Campbell, 19th century. Archibald Douglas, 19th century. Barrington Sholto Douglas Campbell/Campbell, 5th Baron Blythswood, 20th century.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No