Basic Site Details

Name: Old Bishopton House
Town, district or village: Bishopton
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Bishopton House  
Item 2 of 2Convent of the Good Shepherd  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Convent of the Good Shepherd, gate lodge, Greenock RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219161920 Reconstruction and gatelodge
Item 2 of 21945  Addition to north?


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 4Henry ('Harry') CookArchitectA19161920Reconstruction and gatelodge
Item 2 of 4J Craig Barr & CookArchitectural practiceA19161920Reconstruction and gatelodge
Item 3 of 4James Craig BarrArchitectA19161920Reconstruction and gatelodge
Item 4 of 4Thomas Smith CordinerArchitect 1945 Addition to north?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Historic Scotland Lists     
Item 2 of 2Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p105

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10902Gatelodge
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Harry Cook: F no2914 (box 14); Thomas Smith Cordiner: F no4421 (combined box 13)