Basic Site Details

Name: Kinmount House
Town, district or village: Annan
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Cummertrees
Status: A Listed
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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 518121818 Original house built
Item 2 of 51899  Balustraded parapets, conservatory etc added and stables remodelled
Item 3 of 5Before 1906  Additions, probably including garage block
Item 4 of 51922  Addition of garden gateways
Item 5 of 5c. 1981 Alteration/conversionConversion of N range of stable to house

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 15(Sir) Robert SmirkeArchitectA18121818Original house and possibly gatepiers and quadrants at Main Drive
Item 2 of 15William BurnArchitectA18121820Executant architect for Smirke
Item 3 of 15David Williamson CampbellArchitectCAfter 1896Before 1902As assistant factor and clerk of works under Frank James Chambers Carruthers: alterations, additions, lodges and other estate work
Item 4 of 15Frank James Chambers CarruthersArchitectCAfter 1896Before 1906Alterations, additions, lodges and other estate work. Probably garage block (dated 1907)
Item 5 of 15James BarbourArchitectB1899 Balustraded parapets, conservatory etc added and stables remodelled
Item 6 of 15John McLintock BowieArchitectB1899 Balustraded parapets, conservatory etc added and stables remodelled - as assistant to James Barbour
Item 7 of 15Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceD1922 Addition of garden gateways
Item 8 of 15John McLintock BowieArchitectD1922 Addition of garden gateways
Item 9 of 15William Hughes McLeodArchitectAc. 1981  
Item 10 of 15(Sir) Harry Anthony Wheeler (or simply Sir Anthony Wheeler)ArchitectKc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house
Item 11 of 15Alan James Clark Kc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house
Item 12 of 15Andrew Glen WeirArchitectKc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house
Item 13 of 15Donald McInnesArchitectKc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house
Item 14 of 15Frank SprosonArchitectKc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house
Item 15 of 15Wheeler & SprosonArchitectural practiceKc. 1981 Conversion of N range of stable to house

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Brook, Edward - of Hoddom Castle and Kinmount Housefor late-19th- and early-20th-century works

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p357-8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3582House and conservatory
Item 2 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3585Stables
Item 3 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3540Garage block
Item 4 of 8Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3541Gatepiers
Item 5 of 8National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records SC 15/65/1 p196ff
Item 6 of 8National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copy volume of drawings by Alexander Johnstone includes one entitled 'Conservatory at Kinmount' - not exactly as built
Item 7 of 8NMRSWheeler & Sproson Collection WHS 58/15/2-5; WHS 16/1-6
Item 8 of 8RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Williamson Campbell: L v16 no1168; Frank James Chambers Carruthers: F v17 p85 no1139 (microfilm reel 12)