Basic Site Details

Name: Newark Castle
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Plaster ceiling in drawing room by John Ramage & Son. Drawing room chimneypiece by Wallace & Whyte.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218481849  
Item 2 of 219071908 Additions for Archibald Walker, distiller


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 2David CousinArchitect 18481849Reconstruction and large new wing
Item 2 of 2James MillerArchitect 19071908Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Ailsa, Marquess ofClient for 1907-8 additions, for his tenant Archibald Walker
Item 2 of 2Walker, Archibald - distillerTenant during 1907-8 additions, made for him by the Marquis of Ailsa


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp554-556
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp157
Item 3 of 4Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp342
Item 4 of 4Moss, Michael2002The Magnificent Castle of Culzean and the Kennedy Family Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Pressp232

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register14300 
Item 2 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 41 drawings by Miller