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Colonsay House, Kiloran.

A Category B Listed Building in Kintyre and the Islands, Argyll and Bute

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0927 / 56°5'33"N

Longitude: -6.1896 / 6°11'22"W

OS Eastings: 139509

OS Northings: 696795

OS Grid: NR395967

Mapcode National: GBR CD3M.1P7

Mapcode Global: WGYFH.W4R2

Entry Name: Colonsay House, Kiloran.

Listing Date: 20 July 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336404

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5082

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Colonsay and Oronsay

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Kintyre and the Islands

Parish: Colonsay And Oronsay

Traditional County: Argyllshire

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Description

Dated 1722. Georgian. Oblong block linked by quadrant wings
to 2 outlying pavilions. Harled. Slate roofs. MAIN BLOCK:
2 storeys and attic; 3 windows wide. Piended roof with
platform top. Ashlar chimneys. Piended dormers. Gabled
porch; Palladian window. Inset over door inscribed "M.M./B.C.
1722.".
PAVILIONS: 1 storey and attic. Piended roofs. Palladian
windows to fore-court. 1-storey flat-roofed additions at
rear of wings. Long 1-storey E. wings added to front
(c. 1830) and rear (c. 1890): Upper storey added (c. 1910)
forming a court.

Statement of Interest

Built on site of St. Oran's Chapel for Malcolm McNeill

(d. 1742), who had acquired Colonsay and Oransay from

Earl of Argyll 1701. Acquired by Donald Smith, 1st Baron

Strathcona 1904.

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