Basic Site Details

Name: Cassillis House
Town, district or village: Maybole
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes:  

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2CurratisYesAs listed in Bryce Catalogue. This may refer to Corraith but new work is patently from Burn & Bryce office.
Item 2 of 2Currattis As printed in the Builder obituary of 27 May 1876. This may refer to Corraith but new work is patently from Burn & Bryce office

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41670s Alterations and additionsRemodelling
Item 2 of 41780s Alterations and additionsAlterations planned but only partially completed
Item 3 of 4c. 18301832 Addition of two-storey front
Item 4 of 4c. 1885 AdditionAddition of new wing with library (with fittings for librar)

People

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 4(Sir) William Bruce ArchitectCc. 167 Remodelling
Item 2 of 4Hugh CairncrossArchitectD1780s Alterations planned but only partially completed
Item 3 of 4David BryceArchitectDc. 18301832Addition of a two-storey front - while in Burn's office
Item 4 of 4Hew Maitland Wardrop (later Hew Montgomerie Wardrop)Architect c. 1885 Addition of new wing with library (employed there 1886-7 according to Buildings of Scotland)

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Ailsa, LadyClient for Wardrop work, c.1885
Item 2 of 2Archibald, Lord Cassillis, d.1832Client for Bryce work, c.1830-2

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Presspp212-215
Item 2 of 4Macaulay, James1975The Gothic Revival   
Item 3 of 4Millar, A H1885Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire   
Item 4 of 4Moss, Michael2002The Magnificent Castle of Culzean and the Kennedy Family Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Pressp212 (new wing by H M Wardrop)

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce