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Kilmory Castle (Kilmory House)

  • Earlier Houses: There was an earlier house on the site, parts of which were probably incorporated into the current house.

    Built / Designed For: Sir John Powlett Orde

  • Architect: William Hooker

    Date: 1830
    Designed: Grounds for Sir John Powlett Orde
    (Attribution of this work is uncertain)
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    Architect: Joseph Gordon Davis

    Date: 1828
    Designed: New (second) Gothic style house for Sir John Powlett Orde

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  • House Listed: Category B

    Park Listed: Not Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: SEATED AT EARLIER HOUSE: John Lamont, 16th century. Donald Campbell, 16th century; Peter Campbell, early 19th century; Campbell family here until 1826. SEATED AT CURRENT HOUSE: Sir John Powlett Orde, Bt., 1828-73; Orde family here until 1938.

    Current Ownership Type: Government

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Offices

    Ownership Details: Since 1974 headquarters of Argyll and Bute Council

  • House Open to Public: No

    Website: https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk

    Historic Houses Member: No