Trochrague (also known as Trochchraig, Trocraig, Trochrig, Trochraigue)4015

Girvan, Scotland

Brief Description

By the mid-19th century there was a parkland landscape at Trochrague with boundary planting and a walled garden. The house is currently (2011) run by a Benedictine order and offers holidays for the under-privileged.

History

Trochrague has long associations with the Boyd Clan. An impaled park and planting were in place by the mid-17th century. The planting continued through the centuries and by the mid-19th century the house stood at the centre of a designed landscape.

Features
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The original house was built in the 16th century and then remodelled in about 1803.
History

Period

  • 16th Century
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