William Smith of Carbeth Guthrie

Country house

Carbeth Guthire

Strathblane (Stirlingshire)

Purchased 30th Nov -0001 | Occupied 1st Jan 1834 - 1st Jan 1861


Estate in Strathblane, Stirlingshire, built by John Guthrie (q.v.) c. 1810 and with significant additions by William Smith c. 1835. 'William Smith was the second son of the late Archibald Smith of Jordanhill, and grandson of James Smith of Craigend in this parish. He was formerly a West India merchant in Glasgow, and in his day one of its most prominent and popular citizens. He was Dean of Guild in 1821, and Lord Provost in 1822.....He altered the name of the property from "Carbeth" to "Carbeth Guthrie," and in 1835 made a considerable addition to the house from plans furnished by the late John Baird, architect, Glasgow.'

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Details of modifications

"Considerable additions" in 1835

Architect of modifications
John Baird
Current owner
Not known