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Islay House (Kilarrow House)

  • House & Family History: Islay House was sold away from the Estate in 1984.

  • Architect: William Henry Playfair the Younger

    Date: 1840s
    Designed: Baronial style additions to House

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    Architect: Detmar Jellings Blow

    Date: Circa 1911
    Designed: Georgian style wing

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  • Title: Disintegration of a Heritage: Country Houses and their Collections, 1979-1992, The
    Author: Sayer, Michael
    Year Published: 1993
    Publisher: Norfolk: Michael Russell (Publishing)
    ISBN: 0859551970
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Category A

    Park Listed: Outstanding

  • Past Seat / Home of: Sir Hugh Campbell, 17th century; Donald Campbell the Younger, 18th century; Campbell family here until 1726. James Morrison, MP, 19th century; Morrison family here from 1853 until 1984. Friedrich family, 1985-2014.

    Current Ownership Type: Corporation

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Hotel

    Ownership Details: Since 2016 Islay House hotel

  • House Open to Public: By Appointment

    Phone: 01496-810-287

    Email: info@islayhouse.​co.uk

    Website: https://www.islayhouse.co.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No