Basic Biographical Details

Name: Ayr County Architect's Office
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes:  

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 1County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, Ayrshire, ScotlandBusinessBefore 1931After 1941 

Employment and Training

Employees or Pupils

The following individuals were employed or trained by this architectural practice (click on an item to view details):
 NameDate fromDate toPositionNotes
Item 1 of 18Thomas O'Beirne1925 * Assistant 
Item 2 of 18Robert Govan Lindsay19291938Draughtsman 
Item 3 of 18William Reid1930s Chief ArchitectCounty Architect
Item 4 of 18William Ramsay Wark19301935Apprentice 
Item 5 of 18William Ramsay Wark19351938Assistant 
Item 6 of 18Thomas Kerr Irving19361938Junior Assistant 
Item 7 of 18William McKendrick McLean19371949Assistant 
Item 8 of 18Robert Govan Lindsay19381940ArchitectDepute County Architect
Item 9 of 18Ernest M Judge1939 or 1940 *   
Item 10 of 18Robert Govan Lindsay1940After 1952Chief ArchitectCounty Architect; also Director of Housing from 1946
Item 11 of 18John Ewing Murray1941 *  role unclear
Item 12 of 18John Edgar McCullochc. 1950 Assistant 
Item 13 of 18Peter Orr Forsyth19511952Assistant 
Item 14 of 18George Gray19591961Assistant 
Item 15 of 18Douglas Roger Campbell Hay1960c. 1966Architect 
Item 16 of 18James Alexander Roy McKee1963 * Depute Director 
Item 17 of 18Clark FyfeLate 1960s Chief Architect 
Item 18 of 18Robert David Sinclair1979 Architect 

* earliest date known from documented sources.

Buildings and Designs

This architectural practice was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 631924Carrick AcademyMaybole AyrshireScotland 
Item 2 of 631927Abbey Primary SchoolKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 3 of 631928Heathfield Primary SchoolAyr AyrshireScotlandWith J S Williamson as County Architect?
Item 4 of 631930sCrosshouse Primary schoolCrosshouse AyrshireScotland 
Item 5 of 631930sSemi-detached cottages, Mure PlaceMinishant AyrshireScotland 
Item 6 of 631930Ardrossan AcademyArdrossan AryshireScotlandAlterations consisting on one of main blocks
Item 7 of 631930London Road SchoolKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandWith Reid as County Architect
Item 8 of 631930School and schoolmaster's houseLugar AyrshireScotlandWith Reid as County Architect
Item 9 of 631931New Cumnock Primary SchoolNew Cumnock AyrshireScotlandAddition to rear with William Reid as County Architect
Item 10 of 63After 1931Mining village of AnnbankAnnbank AyrshireScotlandWith William Reid as County Architect
Item 11 of 631934Dreghorn SchoolDreghorn AyrshireScotlandLarge rear extension - with William Reid as County Architect
Item 12 of 631935Afton ReservoirNew Cumnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 13 of 631935(?)Ayrshire Central HospitalIrvine AyrshireScotlandRobert Govan Lindsay responsible
Item 14 of 631935Bridgend Community CentreKilbirnie AyrshireScotlandLarge rear additions
Item 15 of 631935Infectious Diseases HospitalKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 16 of 631936Hillhead Primary SchoolKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandWith William Reid as County Architect
Item 17 of 631936Kilwinning Maternity HomeKilwinning AyrshireScotlandConversion to Maternity Hospital
Item 18 of 631938Cairnhill PlaceKirkoswald AyrshireScotland 
Item 19 of 631939Kilmaurs Primary schoolKilmaurs AyrshireScotland 
Item 20 of 631939Kyle Union PoorhouseAyr AyrshireScotlandWest Lodge
Item 21 of 63c. 1939House, The GlebeDreghorn AyrshireScotland 
Item 22 of 631950sVillage HousingMossblown AyrshireScotland 
Item 23 of 631950sVillage HousingRankinston AyrshireScotlandRebuilding of houses
Item 24 of 63c. 1950Houses, The GlebeDreghorn AyrshireScotland 
Item 25 of 631951RC Secondary (or Primary?) School, Grassyards RoadKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 26 of 631952Bellsbank Primary SchoolBellsbank AyrshireScotlandWith Robert Govan Lindsay as County Architect
Item 27 of 631954Maidens HarbourMaidens AyrshireScotlandStarted by local fishermen with material salvaged from Turnberry Airfieldbut completed by the Council.
Item 28 of 631954Sorn Village HallSorn AyrshireScotlandWith R G Lindsay as County Architect
Item 29 of 631955Fire StationBeith AyrshireScotlandWith robert Lindsay as County Architect
Item 30 of 631957Dunlop Memorial HallDreghorn AyrshireScotlandWith Robert Govan Lindsay as County Architect
Item 31 of 631959Bellfield Primary SchoolKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 32 of 631959Netherthird HousingCumnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 33 of 631959Netherthird Primary SchoolCumnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 34 of 631960Crematorium, MasonhillAyr Ayrshire  
Item 35 of 631960Onthank Primary SchoolKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandExtension
Item 36 of 631961New Technical College, KilmarnockKilmarnock AyrshireScotlandWith Robert Govan Lindsay as County Architect
Item 37 of 631962Forehill Primary schoolAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 38 of 631962Mount Carmel RC Primary SchoolKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 39 of 631964Primary SchoolCoylton AyrshireScotland 
Item 40 of 631966Auchinleck AcademyAuchinleck AyrshireScotland 
Item 41 of 631966Largs AcademyLargs AyrshireScotland 
Item 42 of 631966St Winning's RC ChurchKilwinning GlasgowScotlandAdditions
Item 43 of 631967Cumnock AcademyCumnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 44 of 631967Irvine Royal AcademyIrvine AyrshireScotland 
Item 45 of 631969Auchenharvie AcademyStevenston AyrshireScotland 
Item 46 of 63Early 1960sHouses, Hastings Square and Main StreetDarvel AyrshireScotlandRestoration
Item 47 of 631970Ardrossan AcademyArdrossan AryshireScotlandNew courtyard blaock 3-storey block
Item 48 of 631970Community CentreOchiltree AyrshireScotland 
Item 49 of 631970Kingcase Primary SchoolPrestwick AyrshireScotland 
Item 50 of 631971Pennyburn Primary SchoolKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 51 of 631972Paisley Convalescent HomeWest Kilbride AyrshireScotlandConverted to Community Centre
Item 52 of 631972Police StationAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 53 of 631972Queen Margaret AcademyAyr AyrshireScotlandWith Clark Fyfe as Ayr County Architect
Item 54 of 631972Troon LibraryTroon AyrshireScotland 
Item 55 of 631973Doon AcademyDalmellington AyrshireScotland 
Item 56 of 631973Girvan LibraryGirvan AyrshireScotland 
Item 57 of 631973James Hamilton AcademyKilmarnock AyrshireScotland 
Item 58 of 631973Kilwinning AcademyKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 59 of 631973St Luke's Primary SchoolKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 60 of 631973Whitehirst Park Primary SchoolKilwinning AyrshireScotland 
Item 61 of 631974Kyle AcademyAyr AyrshireScotland 
Item 62 of 631974Ochiltree Primary SchoolOchiltree AyrshireScotland 
Item 63 of 63Mid 1900sLocal Authority housingBellsbank AyrshireScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder30 November 1951  p773