Basic Biographical Details

Name: Whyte & Barrie
Designation: Architectural practice
Bio Notes: John McFarlane Whyte was a qualified architect and was elected LRIBA in ****. Robert Barrie was a Surveyor. He lived in Lesmahagow. They practised in Lanark in the 1950s and 1960s. Alastair ross was a junior draughtsman in the office in the early 1960s as was Robin Greirson.

Private and Business Addresses

The following private or business addresses are associated with this architectural practice:
 AddressTypeDate fromDate toNotes
Item 1 of 238, High Street, Lanark, Scotland 1949 *1955 
Item 2 of 232, High Street, Lanark, Scotland 1952 *  

* earliest date known from documented sources.

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 3Robert Barrie1950s1960sPartner 
Item 2 of 3John McFarlane (or Macfarlane) Whyte (misspelt White)1950 * Partner 
Item 3 of 3Alastair Ross1958 Draughtsman 

* 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 271948 Factory ReconstructionLanark LanarkshireScotlandAdditions and Reconstruction
Item 2 of 271949Cafe Buildings at Waddell StreetWishaw-Motherwell LanarkshireScotland 
Item 3 of 271949Ice Cream Factory, Strawfrank RoadCarstairs Junction LanarkshireScotland 
Item 4 of 271949Motor Bus Garage at Barnash WoodCarnwath LanarkshireScotland 
Item 5 of 271950Commercial Garage and Workshops, BraeheadBraehead LanarkshireScotlandAs Whyte & Barrie, to prepare plans.
Item 6 of 271950Commercial Garages, Cranwell RoadBraehead LanarkshireScotlandAs Whyte & Barrie
Item 7 of 271950Hostel, LesmahagowLesmahagow LanarkshireScotlandAs Whyte & Barrie
Item 8 of 271952Kildare Housing Site, LanarkLanark  ScotlandTo prepare plans for scheme of new houses
Item 9 of 271952Masons Arms HotelLesmahagow LanarkshireScotlandPlans in hand for additions and alterations
Item 10 of 2724 October 1952Lanarkshire Corporation HousingLanark  ScotlandNew housing
Item 11 of 272 January 1953New garage and heating chamber, Douglas StreetCarluke LanarkshireScotlandTo prepare plans for new garage and heating chamber
Item 12 of 274 December 1953Commercial Garage and Service Station for John Ramage & Co Ltd, Raplock StreetLarkhall LanarkshireScotlandNew buildings
Item 13 of 274 December 1953Housing, West Mains  LanarkshireScotlandPlans in hand for new houses
Item 14 of 271954Petrol Station, etc, Cairnhousesnr Coalburn LanarkshireScotland 
Item 15 of 271955Canteen, Commercial Garage, and Other Buildings for James Hastie & Co Ltd, Pleasance Nursery Site  LanarkshireScotland 
Item 16 of 2726 April 1957Petrol Station for Lanark Provident Co-operative Society, Ltd  LanarkshireScotland'architect: Whyte & Barrie, 38 High Street, Lanark' per Builder p796
Item 17 of 27c. 1958Mansfield Filling StationLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 18 of 271950s or 1960sEsso Filling StationCarluke LanarkshireScotland 
Item 19 of 27c. 1962Greenmantle HotelBroughton LanarkshireScotland 
Item 20 of 27c. 1963House, Lee Meadow RoadBraidwood LanarkshireScotland 
Item 21 of 271964Wynedales House HotelSymington LanarkshireScotlandConversion of house to hotel
Item 22 of 27Early 1960sFilling Station adjoining the A74 bypassAbington LanarkshireScotland 
Item 23 of 27Early 1960sLarge farmhouse near Craignethan Castle  LanarkshireScotland 
Item 24 of 27Early 1960sPrivate House, Beeches Road and Hyndford Road cornerLanark LanarkshireScotland 
Item 25 of 27Early 1960sPrivate house, Blair RoadCrossford LanarkshireScotland 
Item 26 of 27Early 1960sTwin filling stations on A74 Crawford bypassCrawford LanarkshireScotland 
Item 27 of 27Early 1960sVolunteer Fire StationAbington LanarkshireScotland 


Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this architectural practice:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 14Builder29 April 1949  p541
Item 2 of 14Builder6 May 1949  p576
Item 3 of 14Builder1 July 1949  p26
Item 4 of 14Builder17 November 1950  p516
Item 5 of 14Builder1 December 1950  p582
Item 6 of 14Builder8 December 1950  p617
Item 7 of 14Builder11 January 1952  p101
Item 8 of 14Builder25 January 1952  p169
Item 9 of 14Builder24 October 1952  p596
Item 10 of 14Builder2 January 1953  p32
Item 11 of 14Builder4 December 1953  p903
Item 12 of 14Builder9 July 1954  p78
Item 13 of 14Builder9 July 1954  p78
Item 14 of 14Builder18 February 1955  p316