Basic Site Details

Name: Piersland Lodge, gatelodge and stable block
Town, district or village: Troon
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: This appears to be next door to Rowallan, also for Alexander Walker. Other ancillary buildings are B Listed.

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 3139-145, Bentinck DriveYesStables
Item 2 of 315, Craigend RoadYesHouse
Item 3 of 39, Craigend RoadYesGatelodge

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 518981899 House and west lodge
Item 2 of 519011902 Stables
Item 3 of 519091911 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 51914 Alteration/conversionAlterations and additions
Item 5 of 519191923 Alterations and additions including verandah

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 4William LeiperArchitect 18981902Lodge, gatelodge, offices, stables (or mews)
Item 2 of 4John Rutherford JohnstoneArchitectA19091911Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 4John Rutherford JohnstoneArchitectC1914 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 4John Rutherford JohnstoneArchitectB19191923Alterations and additions including verandah

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, Alexander, Sir - whisky distiller/blender (grandson of Johnnie Walker)Client for Leiper and Johnstone work

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 Pressp667
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp48
Item 3 of 4RSA1910    
Item 4 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Journal26 August 1916 London: Royal Institute of British ArchitectsObituary of Leiper p304

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42114House
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42113Gatehouse
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register42106Mew or stables
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Rutherford Johnstone: L v14 no987