Basic Site Details

Name: Helenslee
Town, district or village: Dumbarton
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of addition to house (Honeyman) 5,563 and 8,144. Cost of stable court (Honeyman) 1,878. Stable block and lodge are also B Listed.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Helenslee RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2KirktonhillYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61852  Original Plans
Item 2 of 618551856ConstructionOriginal house
Item 3 of 618651866 Stable court
Item 4 of 618661867 Large addition
Item 5 of 6c. 1885  Additions
Item 6 of 6c. 1912  Undated drawing, probably for addition

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 8John Thomas RocheadArchitectD1852 Original plans
Item 2 of 8John Thomas RocheadArchitectE18551856Construction--original plans simplified in execution
Item 3 of 8John HoneymanArchitectC18651866Stable court
Item 4 of 8John HoneymanArchitectB18661867Large addition
Item 5 of 8John HoneymanArchitectFc. 1885 Additions
Item 6 of 8Alexander Cochran DennyArchitectAc. 1912 Drawing not dated. May be solely by Denny. Probably addition.
Item 7 of 8Denny & BlainArchitectural practiceAc. 1912 Drawing not dated. May be solely by Denny. Probably addition.
Item 8 of 8William John BlainArchitectAc. 1912 Drawing not dated. May be solely by Denny. Probably addition.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Denny, PeterFor original house and for Honeyman work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp514
Item 2 of 3MacLeod, D1893Dumbarton Ancient and Modern   
Item 3 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp69-70

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News18 July 1890   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24896 
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24897Stable block
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register24898 
Item 4 of 7Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job list (Honeyman work)
Item 5 of 7Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie Nos 71 and 213
Item 6 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original design
Item 7 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) 1 sheet drawing (roll 57)