Basic Site Details

Name: Ballochmyle House
Town, district or village: Mauchline
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: It is assumed that the 'Several alteration works at Ballochmyle Hospital, Mauchline' referred to (but undated) in James Andrew Carrick's FRIBA papers are the same alterations mentioned by Richardson (no architect specified) as having taking place during the Second World War to turn Ballochmyle House into a hospital. The house has since become ruinous.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ballochmyle HospitalYesAfter conversion and additions during Second World War

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1813 Plans drawn upFor enlargement
Item 2 of 318851887 Reconstruction
Item 3 of 3After 1939Before 1945 Alterations


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 11John AdamArchitectH1760  
Item 2 of 11David HamiltonArchitectJc. 1813 Scheme for enlargement
Item 3 of 11(Sir) Robert Rowand AndersonArchitectA18851887Reconstruction and extension - Wardrop believed to have been responsible for design
Item 4 of 11George Mackie WatsonArchitectA18851887Reconstruction and extension - as chief assistant to Wardrop, Anderson & Browne
Item 5 of 11George Washington BrowneArchitectA18851887Reconstruction and extension - Wardrop believed to have been responsible for design
Item 6 of 11Hew Maitland Wardrop (later Hew Montgomerie Wardrop)ArchitectA18851887Reconstruction and extension - believed to have been responsible for design
Item 7 of 11Wardrop, Anderson & BrowneArchitectural practiceA1885 Reconstruction and extension - Wardrop believed to have been responsible for design
Item 8 of 11David Morton BrownArchitectBAfter 1906Before 1911Estate work
Item 9 of 11Ingram & BrownArchitectural practiceBAfter 1906Before 1911Estate work
Item 10 of 11J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceCAfter 1939(?)Before 1945(?)Alterations
Item 11 of 11James Andrew CarrickArchitectCAfter 1939(?)Before 1945(?)Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Alexander, Sir ClaudeClient for 1880s work
Item 2 of 2Whitefoord, AllanClient for 1760 house (died 1767)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plate 63
Item 2 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp179-80
Item 3 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 4 of 4Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Alexander, Mr Boyd (descendant of client?)David Hamilton plans  
Item 2 of 5Edinburgh University LibraryAnderson Collection (Plans and drawings) Plans
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register14487BALLOCHMYLE HOUSE
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive  
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Morton Brown: L v13 no883; James Andrew Carrick: F no4813 (combined box 37); George Mackie Watson: L v21 no1659