Introducing Girgenti

Girgenti house, near Stewarton, East Ayrshire, was named after a temple in Sicily.

Girgenti House was described in the New Statistical Account as being “built in rather an uncommon style”. It was demolished in the 1940s.

In a series of posts to come, I will attempt to introduce you to Girgenti. It’s history began at the temple in Sicily as visited by Captain John Cheape in the years before the Napoleonic wars:

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