Basic Site Details

Name: The Cliff, House and Stables
Town, district or village: Wemyss Bay
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost 4,421 in 1874. Cost for work in 1884 4,286 and 1,442.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41874   
Item 2 of 41881  Enlarged
Item 3 of 41884  Alterations
Item 4 of 419011907 Additions and stables.


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 3John HoneymanArchitectA1874  
Item 2 of 3John HoneymanArchitectB1884 Further work (also 1881 additions)
Item 3 of 3John FairweatherArchitectC19011907Additions and stables


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Clark, Stewart, MPFor 1884 work
Item 2 of 2Martini, Henry 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1900 part 1 p90
Item 2 of 3Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp108 and 112
Item 3 of 3Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p145

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book (for 1874 and 1884 work)
Item 2 of 3Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 156
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Fairweather: F no1593 (microfilm reel 13)