Basic Site Details

Name: Kenmure Castle
Town, district or village: New Galloway
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Kells
Status: B Listed
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6  Plans drawn upPlans by William Adam - not executed
Item 2 of 61841 Alterations and additions 
Item 3 of 61865  Addition of buttressing
Item 4 of 61879  West range remodelled
Item 5 of 61908  Extension of west wing to the north
Item 6 of 6After 1911Before 1921 Alterations to estate buildings and cottages

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 9William AdamArchitectC  Plans drawn up
Item 2 of 9William McCandlishArchitectD1841 Alterations
Item 3 of 9Hugh Hough (or Heugh, or Heuch) MacLureArchitect, Engineer 1865 Addition of buttressing
Item 4 of 9M E Hadfield & SonArchitectural practiceA1879 West range remodelled
Item 5 of 9Matthew Ellison HadfieldArchitectA1879 West range remodelled
Item 6 of 9Christian EliotArchitect 1908 Extension of west range
Item 7 of 9George Andrew PatersonArchitectBAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations to estate buildings and cottages
Item 8 of 9John StewartArchitectBAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations to estate buildings and cottages
Item 9 of 9Stewart & PatersonArchitectural practiceBAfter 1911Before 1921Alterations to estate buildings and cottages

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Kenmure, 7th ViscountClient for alterations in 1841

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 51-53
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp354-356

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9745 
Item 2 of 3NASSC Archives (Sc)SC 16/64/10p135
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Stewart: F no1830 (microfilm reel 15)