newspast & presentgargunnock house (stirling) - past and present
Gargunnock appears a typical 18th century mansion... but look closer.
Ignore the elegant façade and walk around to the rear and you will find a 16th century L-plan tower house with 17th century extensions.
In the 18th century Sir James Campbell removed the barmkin and gate of the old buildings and added a handsome frontage in the best classical manner.
Article by SCA member Brian McGarrigle
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