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Rosneath Castle (Roseneath Castle)

  • Built / Designed For: 5th Duke of Argyll

    Collections: A portrait of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, The Duchess of Argyll, painted in 1915 by Philip de Laszlo (almost certainly once in the collection at Roseneath) was sold for £46,850, against a high estimate of £15,000, by Christie's London on November 30, 2009, as part of the sale of the collections of HRH Prince George, Duke of Kent, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent.

  • Architect: Alexander Nasmyth

    Date: 1801-04
    Designed: Landscaping for 5th Duke of Argyll

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    Architect: Joseph Bonomi the Elder

    Date: 1801-06
    Designed: House for 5th Duke of Argyll

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  • Vitruvius Britannicus: C. New, II, pls. 15, 16, 1808.

    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.

  • Title: Biographical Dictionary of British Architects, 1600-1840, A - HARDBACK
    Author: Colvin, Howard
    Year Published: 2008
    Reference: pg. 738
    Publisher: New Haven: Yale University Press
    ISBN: 9780300125085
    Book Type: Hardback

    Title: Great Drawings from the Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects
    Author: Harris, John; Lever, Jill; Richardson, Margaret
    Year Published: NA
    Reference: pgs. 70, 118
    Publisher: London: Trefoil Books
    ISBN: 0862940362
    Book Type: Hardback

  • House Listed: Demolished

    Park Listed: Listed

  • Past Seat / Home of: Field Marshal John Campbell, 5th Duke of Argyll, 1803-06. HRH Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, 19th-20th centuries.

    Current Ownership Type: Demolished

    Primary Current Ownership Use: Demolished

  • House Open to Public: No

    Historic Houses Member: No