Basic Site Details

Name: Lindisfarne and Real Tennis Court
Town, district or village: Troon
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Sun Court Hotel  
Item 2 of 2Sun Court Nursing Home  

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 119, Crosbie RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1905  Villa and tennis court
Item 2 of 31970 AdditionBedroom extension
Item 3 of 3c. 1970 AdditionBedroom extension


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 5Joseph BickleyBuilder 1905 Sun Tennis Court
Item 2 of 5Arthur John FryersArchitectA1905 Villa
Item 3 of 5Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceA1905 Villa
Item 4 of 5Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectA1905 Villa
Item 5 of 5Robert Barr RankinArchitectB1970 Bedroom extension


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Clark, J O M, of PaisleyClient for original villa- and leading exponent of the game of real tennis


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp668
Item 2 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp48
Item 3 of 3Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp223

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45255Tennis Court
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers F no7169 (Combined Box 177)