Basic Site Details

Name: Barjarg Tower
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Keir
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41600s1700s Original house
Item 2 of 41811 Repair 
Item 3 of 41864  Alterations
Item 4 of 41914  Major remodelling


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 5Walter NewallArchitectB1811 Repairs
Item 2 of 5James BarbourArchitect 1864 Alterations
Item 3 of 5Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceA1914 Major remodelling
Item 4 of 5David RobertsonArchitectA1914 Major remodelling - as chief assistant to Barbour & Bowie
Item 5 of 5John McLintock BowieArchitectA1914 Major remodelling

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 7Auchnage, Barjarg Estate 
Item 2 of 7Barjarg Estate, hayshed at Laggan 
Item 3 of 7Barjarg, barn 
Item 4 of 7Barjarg, gardener's cottage 
Item 5 of 7Glenlaugh, BarjargAlso Farmsteading?
Item 6 of 7Hayshed 
Item 7 of 7The Drum, Barjarg Estate 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  120
Item 2 of 2MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 1106
Item 2 of 4Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall Collection Sketch elevation of house
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10220 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Robertson: F no3509 (box 24)