CASTLE HOUSE, CASTLE GARDENS. (Ref:26434)
This building is in the Argyll And Bute Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 20/07/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 1747 7644.
1822; with later additions to rear. 'Gothick'. 2-storey main block with 1-storey-and-attic wings. Stugged ashlar, painted; piended slate roofs. Crenellated bay-windows, turrets, and parapets. Weather mouldings to windows. Porch, in angle of main block and wing, has plaster ribbed vault. Conservatory on S. side, additions to rear. Interior also 'Gothick' with plaster ribbed ceilings.
Built for James Ewing, of Strathleven, M.P. Provost of
Glasgow as his "marine villa". Other Glasgow citizens
followed his example and Dunoon was soon transformed from a
highland <> village into a summer resort. Acquired by
Dunoon Town Council in 1893. Now houses the Council Chamber
and Tulloch Free Library.
Groome's Gazetteer N.S.A. T.S.A.
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