Basic Site Details

Name: The Ross
Town, district or village: Hamilton
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

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

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 41783  Core of house
Item 2 of 41889After 1894 Reconstruction as Baronial mansion
Item 3 of 41898 Design exhibited 
Item 4 of 41925 Design exhibitedInterior work


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 5Alexander CullenArchitect 1889After 1894Reconstruction as Baronial mansion
Item 2 of 5Cullen, Lochhead & BrownArchitectural practiceB1925 Interior work
Item 3 of 5James LochheadArchitectB1925 Interior work
Item 4 of 5Lockhart Whiteford HutsonArchitectB1925 Interior work
Item 5 of 5William BrownArchitectB1925 Interior work


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Aikman, Colonel H H Robertson 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 10Academy Architecture1894   p113
Item 2 of 10Academy Architecture1898 part 1 pp38 & 79
Item 3 of 10Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1891   786 ('The Rosy' - presumably a mistyping of 'The Ross')
Item 4 of 10Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1892   787
Item 5 of 10Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1895   831
Item 6 of 10Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1898, no 1662
Item 7 of 10Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1898   321
Item 8 of 10Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1925   203
Item 9 of 10RSA1891   540
Item 10 of 10Stothers, Thomas1912Stothers's Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire Xmas and New Year Annual 1911-19121911-1912Hamiltonp374

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12486 
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Manuscripts Research papers relating to the Ross Acc No 1998/66