Basic Site Details

Name: Sundrum Castle
Town, district or village: Sundrum
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

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 51792 ReconstructionRemodelling of existing castle as castellated house. Colvin only notes the remodelling of the dining room.
Item 2 of 519081909  
Item 3 of 51917 Alterations and additionsDate for additions given in 'Buildings of Scotland'
Item 4 of 51936 Alteration/conversionConversion to hotel
Item 5 of 51991 Alteration/conversionDivision of house and court into separate units

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 5John PatersonArchitect 1792 Remodelling of existing castle as castellated house. Colvin only notes the remodelling of the dining room.
Item 2 of 5John Balfour Symington Abercrombie (or Balfour Abercrombie)Architect 19081909Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 5John Balfour Symington Abercrombie (or Balfour Abercrombie)ArchitectD1917 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 5William Ingram  1936 Conversion to hotel
Item 5 of 5R T L SalmonArchitectG1991 Division of house and court into several units

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Coats, Ernest SClient for early 20th century work
Item 2 of 2Hamilton, JohnClient for John Paterson 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 Pressp644-645
Item 2 of 4Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp42
Item 3 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 4Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect and Building News1936July-Dec p146

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Auctioned by Lyon & Turnbull 4 May 2005, lots 206-08Drawings by John Paterson, signed and dated  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Balfour Abercrombie: L v1 no 68 (microfilm reel 29)