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Basic Site Details

Name: Cornhill House, cottage and north lodge
Town, district or village: Biggar
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cottage is C Listed, North Lodge is B Listed, Court of offices are B Listed

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31871  House and outbuildings, lodge, cottage, court of offices etc etc
Item 2 of 3After 1908Before 1911 New drainage system and septic tank
Item 3 of 36 November 1959 Proposeddemolition work on part of Cornhill House per Builder p601

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 3William LeiperArchitect 1871 House and outbuildings, lodge, cottage, court of offices etc
Item 2 of 3James Wright (junior)Architect After 1908Before 1911New drainage system and septic tank
Item 3 of 3Lanarkshire County Architect's DepartmentArchitectural practice 6 November 1959 accepting tender applications? CHECK
listed in Builder p601

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Kay, Alex of James Findlay & CoCotton manufacturers and merchants; Kay was a prominent supporter of Dowanhill UP Church

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RSA1871   938

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Architect28 June 1873IX page 342, and full page Plate illustration.
Item 2 of 4Builder6 November 1959  p601
Item 3 of 4Builders Journal12 January 1898   
Item 4 of 4Glasgow Herald29 May 1916   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Courtesy of Robert Hill, CanadaInformation sent to Dictionary Sent December 2014
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1406Sunnyside Cottage
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1407North lodge
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1430House
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6455Court of offices
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Leiper: F v6 p95 (microfiche 95/E1); James Wright, Junior: L v21 no1692

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© All rights reserved. The Architect, Vol. IX, 28 June 1873, text page 342, and full page Plate illustration.   

© All rights reserved. The Architect, Vol. IX, 28 June 1873, text page 342, and full page Plate illustration.

© All rights reserved. The Architect, Vol. IX, 28 June 1873, text page 342, and full page Plate illustration.   

© All rights reserved. The Architect, Vol. IX, 28 June 1873, text page 342, and full page Plate illustration.