Basic Site Details

Name: Enterkine House
Town, district or village: Stair (near)
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Original Georgian house replaced in 1939 with new house.

Alternative Names

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

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 41890  Stables, additions and alterations
Item 2 of 41914  Survey
Item 3 of 41937  New chauffeur's house
Item 4 of 41939 Build/constructionStair. Or new house? 'Buildings of Scotland' states that this was a new house by Fairweather


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 7Allan StevensonArchitectA1890 Stables, additions and alterations
Item 2 of 7Allan StevensonArchitectB1914 Survey
Item 3 of 7J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceC1937 New chauffeur's house
Item 4 of 7James Andrew CarrickArchitectC1937 New chauffeur's house
Item 5 of 7James CarrickArchitectC1937 New chauffeur's house
Item 6 of 7John FairweatherArchitectD1939 Stair
Item 7 of 7William John FairweatherArchitectD1939 Stair (information from W J Fairweather, who designed it ). Conflict of information as 'Buildings of Scotland' states that there was a new house 1939-40 by Fairweather.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Houston, James 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp317
Item 2 of 3Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp257
Item 3 of 3Love, Dane2005Lost Ayrshire Edinburgh: Birlinnp35

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Ayrshire Archives (from February 2007)Darley- Hay Partnership archive 1890 plans for stables, additions and alterations, and 1914 survey
Item 2 of 2J & J A CarrickHandlist of works by James Carrick (copy in possession of DMW)