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Argyles Lodging Argyle's Lodging
Argyle's Lodging
Argyle's Lodging
Argyle's Lodging
Argyles House or Lodging
Mr William Galbraith Town Clerk
Revd [Reverend] Mr McLachlan
Revd [Reverend] William Findlay
Map of Stirling 1820,
Stat. [Statistical] Account of Scotland
017.03 "On the right hand, proceeding up the Castle Wynd, Stands a Spacious, quadrangular edifice Known by the name of "Argyle House", or "Argyle's Lodging", Occupied as a Military Hospital for the Garrison in the Castle. It is a massive and handsome Architecture According to the Style of the period. It was erected in 1632, by Sir William Alexander, Created in 1633 Earl of Stirling, a person of great and various Accomplishments. After his death in 1640, it became the property of the family of Argyle, who removed the Arms of Stirling from some parts of the building, and Substituted their Own. While it continued in this family, it was for a Short time, in 1680 the residence of James VII, then Duke of York, at whose instance, five years afterwards, the Earl of Argyle, his entertainer, was put to death. Here the Duke of Argyle, his Grandson, resided and held his Council of War during the rebellion of 1715, *** It was Sold about 1797 or 98 by the representatives of the late Mr MacGregor, to a Company of gentlemen residing in and About Stirling, who retained it till the beginning of the present century, when it was purchased by the Crown, and converted to its present useful purpose." * * " New Stat. [Statistical] Account of Scotland.

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