Basic Site Details

Name: Cairnhill House
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country HouseYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41762 Build/constructionOriginal house by John Craig
Item 2 of 41841 Build/construction 
Item 3 of 41911 RestorationRestoration in progress
Item 4 of 41991 Destruction/demolition 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4John Baird 'Primus' (John Baird I)Architect 1841  
Item 2 of 4Alexander Houston ThomsonArchitectBc. 1911 Restoration
Item 3 of 4James Thomson & SonsArchitectural practiceBc. 1911 Restoration
Item 4 of 4James Thomson (junior)ArchitectBc. 1911 Restoration


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Nisbett, George More, ColonelClient for early 20th-century restoration.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.114
Item 2 of 2Nisbett, H M and Agnew, S C1949Cairnhill Edinburghp201

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Thomson Junior: L v21 no1621