Basic Site Details

Name: Cowhill Tower
Town, district or village: Holywood
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Building dated 1914. According to HS List the 1906 plans for the tower 'were re-designed in 1914'. Stable block is now houses.

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 61867 Design exhibitedAdditions
Item 2 of 61904  Alterations
Item 3 of 61906  Proposed alterations and additions
Item 4 of 619131914 Tower house at east end added
Item 5 of 61942  Centre of house burnt
Item 6 of 61948  Centre block rebuilt on narrower plan

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 13Walter Fitzgerald Knox LyonArchitect 1867 Additions
Item 2 of 13Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceA1904 Alterations
Item 3 of 13James BarbourArchitectA1904 Alterations
Item 4 of 13John McLintock BowieArchitectA1904 Alterations
Item 5 of 13George Washington BrowneArchitectC1906 Proposed alterations and additions
Item 6 of 13John More Dick PeddieArchitectC1906 Proposed alterations and additions
Item 7 of 13Peddie & Washington BrowneArchitectural practiceC1906 Proposed alterations and additions
Item 8 of 13David Forbes SmithArchitectB19131914Tower house at east end added
Item 9 of 13J M Dick Peddie & Forbes SmithArchitectural practiceB19131914Tower house at east end added
Item 10 of 13John More Dick PeddieArchitectB19131914Tower house at east end added
Item 11 of 13David Forbes SmithArchitectD1915 Garage in north range of former stables
Item 12 of 13J M Dick Peddie & Forbes SmithArchitectural practiceD1915 Garage in north range of former stables
Item 13 of 13John More Dick PeddieArchitectD1915 Garage in north range of former stables

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p192
Item 2 of 2RSA1867   145

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6 Dick Peddie & McKay Catalogue, 1979 For garage
Item 2 of 6Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 340
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10196House
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10197Lodges
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10198Stable block
Item 6 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1900/20/10