Basic Site Details

Name: Glenapp House
Town, district or village: Ballantrae
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Ballantrae
Grid ref:
Notes: Perspective view in the possession of Christopher Monkhouse, Esq.

Gertrude Jekyll was involved in the design of the garden, 1902 - presumably in collaboration with Robert Lorimer?

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glenapp Castle  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31870   
Item 2 of 31902 or c. 1904  Garden design.
Item 3 of 3c. 1929  Addition


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 3David BryceArchitect 1870  
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1902 or c. 1904 Garden layout
Item 3 of 3James Bowie & CoArchitectural practice c. 1929 Addition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Hunter, JamesIronmaster


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp350-1
Item 2 of 6Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp191
Item 3 of 6Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 
Item 4 of 6Millar, A H1885Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire   
Item 5 of 6RSA1874   866
Item 6 of 6Tooley, Michael and Arnander, Primrose1995Gertrude Jekyll: Essays on the Life of a Working Amateur Witton-le-Wear: Michaelmass Booksp204

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register856 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies of original plans (originals formerly held by Darley Hay Partnership)
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR G/52