Basic Site Details

Name: St Fillans
Town, district or village: Largs
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3BlackhouseYes 
Item 2 of 3Manor Park  
Item 3 of 3St Fillans Villa  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21843  Original house
Item 2 of 21910  Large additions with tower


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 6D & J HamiltonArchitectural practiceA1843  
Item 2 of 6David HamiltonArchitectA1843  
Item 3 of 6James HamiltonArchitectA1843  
Item 4 of 6Arthur John FryersArchitectB1910 Large additions with tower
Item 5 of 6Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceB1910 Large additions with tower
Item 6 of 6Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectB1910 Large additions with tower


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Stewart, ___ 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp518-520
Item 2 of 4Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 4Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp322
Item 4 of 4Gildard, Thomas1895An Old Glasgow Architect on some Older OnesXXVIProceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgowpp99-100

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Ayrshire Planning office?Ayrshire County Council Northern District Committee Minutes 1905 and 1910
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7275