Basic Site Details

Name: Dungavel House
Town, district or village: Strathaven
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Dungavel  
Item 2 of 2Dungavel Lodge  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4Lodge Originally built as a shooting lodge
Item 2 of 4Country House Enlargement to form permanent ducal seat
Item 3 of 4Training centre National Coal Board Residential Training Centre 1948
Item 4 of 4Prison Purchased in 1991 by the Home Office for use as an open prison. Later converted into an Immigration Removal Centre

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31903  Built as shooting lodge
Item 2 of 3c. 1910  Enlargement to form permanent ducal seat
Item 3 of 31948 Alteration/conversionConverted to form residential training centre for National Coal Board at a cost of 120,000

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 6John Burns CrombArchitect 1903 Built as shooting lodge
Item 2 of 6Cousin, Ormiston & TaylorArchitectural practiceBc. 1910 Enlargement to form permanent ducal seat
Item 3 of 6Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectBc. 1910 Enlargement to form permanent ducal seat
Item 4 of 6Neil & HurdArchitectural practiceC1948 Residential training centre for National Coal Board
Item 5 of 6Norman Alexander Gordon NeilArchitectC1948 Residential training centre for National Coal Board
Item 6 of 6Robert Philip Andrew HurdArchitectC1948 Residential training centre for National Coal Board

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Hamilton, 13th Duke ofClient for both phases of original work
Item 2 of 2National Coal Board1948 conversion

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow and Lanarkshire Illustrated    p73
Item 2 of 2Stothers, Thomas1912Stothers's Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire Xmas and New Year Annual 1911-19121911-1912Hamiltonp10

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder16 July 1948  p84 - works costing 120,000

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHarry Ramsay Taylor's Newsaper Cutting Book (report on Charlton monument has a biography & joblist)  
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Burns Cromb: L v17 no1206