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Wemyss Bay, Castle Wemyss

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    198530
  • Site type
    CASTLE
  • Parish
    INVERKIP
  • Council
    RENFREWSHIRE
  • NGR
    NS 18946 70214
  • Latitude, longitude
    55.890919N, 4.896801W
  • Archeological notes
    NS17SE 15 18946 70214
  • Architectural notes
    NMRS REFERENCE: Architect: Billings, 1850 PLANS: Dick Peddie & Mackay, Edinburgh Attic 2, Bin 22, Bag 1 n/d (Undated) information in NMRS.

Related material information

PRINT ROOM

  • 198530 (1889)
    Photograph No 16 View from the front of all buildings
  • 198530 ()
    Page 6. Historic photographic general view. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO. 79: THE WEMYSS BAY ALBUM
  • 198530 ()
    Page 2/3. Engraved general view of Castle, House and Cottages. PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO. 79: THE WEMYSS BAY ALBUM
  • 198530 ()
    PHOTOGRAPH ALBUM NO. 79: THE WEMYSS BAY ALBUM Album of plum cloth with gilt decoration. Insc: (front cover in gilt) 'Memorial Church Wemyss Bay'. Purchased from John Grant, Gullane, East Lothian. Presentation album commemorating the opening of the Memorial Church at Wemyss Bay, built by George Burns in memory of his wife ( d.1877) c.1879. Professional photographs by T. and R. Annan, photographers and publishers, Glasgow and Glenbank, Lenzie. Also includes photographs and engravings of Wemyss House and Wemyss Bay.
  • 198530 (1903)
    Postcard view of castle.

SCANNED IMAGES

  • 941531 ()
    General view.
  • 941520 (9/1896)
    Scanned image of watercolour drawing showing general view.
  • 198530 ()
    Scanned image of exhibition drawing showing perspective view of entrance front.
  • 198530 ()
    Scanned image of exhibition drawing showing perspective view of tower.
  • 1269713 (25/8/1950)
    Castle Wemyss, Wemyss Bay. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.
  • 1269712 (25/8/1950)
    Castle Wemyss, Wemyss Bay. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.
  • 1269711 (25/8/1950)
    Castle Wemyss, Wemyss Bay. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.
  • 1269710 (25/8/1950)
    Castle Wemyss, Wemyss Bay. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east.
  • 1269709 (25/8/1950)
    Castle Wemyss, Wemyss Bay. Oblique aerial photograph taken facing east. This image has been produced from a crop marked negative.
  • 941515 (1903)
    General view.
  • 941514 (1900)
    General view.

PHOTOGRAPHS

  • 198530 ()
    General view.
  • 198530 ()
    Copy of historic photograph showing general view.
  • 198530 (9/1896)
    Photographic copy of watercolour drawing showing general view.
  • 198530 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing general view.
  • 198530 ()
    Photographic copy of exhibition drawing showing perspective view of entrance front.
  • 198530 ()
    Photographic copy of exhibition drawing showing perspective view of tower.
  • 198530 ()
    Photographic copy of drawing showing general view.
  • 198530 ()
    General view.
  • 198530 ()
    Internal view of second floor drawing room, Castle Wemyss.
  • 198530 ()
    External view of doorway with crest above, Castle Wemyss.
  • 198530 ()
    View of clock tower, Castle Wemyss.
  • 198530 ()
    General view from east, Castle Wemyss.
  • 198530 ()
    General view from north, Castle Wemyss.
  • 198530 (10/1974)
    Oblique aerial view of Wemyss Bay taken from the W.
  • 198530 (10/1974)
    Oblique aerial view of whiting Bay and Wemyss Bay, taken from the NW
  • 198530 (1903)
    General view.
  • 198530 (1900)
    General view.

DIGITAL IMAGES

  • 1124268 (9/8/1957)
    Second and third floor plans traced from drawings by Telford Grier and Mackay. Floor plan showing details of demolition including cost.
  • 1124266 (5/8/1957)
    Ground floor plan traced from drawings by Telford Grier and Mackay.
  • 1125743 ()
    Unidentified location, memorial to Sir John Alan Burns, Lord Inverclyde of Castle Wemyss. Design for coat of arms.

PRINTS AND DRAWINGS

  • 198530 (1957)
    Second and third floor plans tranced from drawings by Telford Grier and Mackay. Floor plan showing details of deomolition including cost.
  • 198530 (1957)
    Ground and first floor plans traned from drawings by Telford Grier and Mackay.
  • 198530 ()
    Unidentified location, memorial to Sir John Alan Burns, Lord Inverclyde of Castle Wemyss. Details of achievement.
  • 198530 (1895)
    Letter of correspondence.

1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Argyllshire, Sheet CXCV1864
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Renfrewshire, Sheet V1857

1st edition 25-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey 25 inch to the mile Renfrew, Sheet 005.061857