The Duke of Argyll is a title, created in the Peerage of Scotland in 1701 and in the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1892. The Earls, Marquesses, and Dukes of Argyll were for several centuries among the most powerful, if not the most powerful, noble family in Scotland. As such, they played a major role in Scottish history throughout the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries.. They were Campbells and in 1871 one of the family married Princess Louise, fourth daughter of Queen Victoria. He succeeded his father as 9th Duke of Argyll in 1900.
In 1756 four soldiers were billeted here. In 1799 it is for sale, when it is refered to as the Argyll's Head. Did it close then ?