Basic Site Details

Name: New seaside resort: 15 villas, ornamental lakes, cascades, bridges, roads, paths
Town, district or village: Powfoot
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Continuous artificial lakes approximately 2 miles long with islands and winding paths and shrubberies, about 4 miles of new roads and footpaths, and ornamental bridges with cascades at different levels between the lakes, plus 15 villas; probably includes terraced houses at east end of Powfoot mentioned in Gifford (1996). (This new resort is described but not named in Carruthers' FRIBA nomination paper, but is almost certainly Powfoot. The lakes have since been drained.)

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1900   

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 1Francis (Frank) James Chambers CarruthersArchitect c. 1900  

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Brook, Edward - of Hoddom Castle and Kinmount House 

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)  p494

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3568 
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3566 
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3549 
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3567 
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register6590 
Item 6 of 6RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Frank James Chambers Carruthers: F v17 p85 no1139 (microfilm reel 12)