A Registered Charity

Click for more information

click for more info
SCA SUPPORTERS
The Scottish Castles Association
Preserving the Past for the Future

Blackhall Manor - Renfrewshire


Blackhall Manor

Blackhall Manor

Blackhall Manor is is a 16th Century house of two storeys and an attic. A projecting tower contains a turnpike stair. The walls are pierced by shot holes. The vaulted basement contains cellars and a kitchen. The hall and a private chamber occupied the first floor.

The lands were granted to Sir John Stewart by Robert the Third in 1396, although Blackhall is mentioned in the 13th Century. Much of the present house was built by Stewart of Ardgowan in the 16th Centrury. It was used as a farmhouse after 1710, was roofless and ruined by the end of the 19th Century, but restored in the 1980's and occupied.

Wording taken from The Castles of Scotland Third Edition by Martin Coventry


Date posted: 14 Apr 2010Last updated: 20 Nov 2014


 Members' comments

? You are not currently logged in. Log in using the form below.Comment rules

Would you like to add comments to this site?

You must be registered and logged in to post a comment. If you are registered please login below and you, when logged in, will be able to post comments.


Links: [ Register here ] - [ Lost password? ] - [ Lost username? ]

denotes a required field
Username:     Password:
Enter verification code into box provided:
Comments found: (0)

Presently, there are no comments posted for this record!


back to top Back to top

ACCOUNT STATUS
login to your account create an account
SITE SEARCH

Search for...