Basic Site Details

Name: Stirling Castle, The King's Old Building
Town, district or village: Stirling
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
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Notes: The banked terrace lodge and gateway collapsed in a landslip.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31857  Restoration of North end of King's Building after fire
Item 2 of 31860 Design exhibitedDesign for restoration of governor's house
Item 3 of 31872 Design exhibitedDesign for Douglas Room exhibited


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 1Robert William BillingsArchitect 1857 Restoration of North end of King's Building after fire


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp668
Item 2 of 4Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1860, no 666 ans 1872 no 1181
Item 3 of 4Royal Academy1860   666
Item 4 of 4Royal Academy1872   1181

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building ChronicleMay 1857II p197

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register41143 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR S/27 (ground plan by Billings)