Basic Site Details

Name: Stroove
Town, district or village: Skelmorlie
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Largs
Status: C Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 1,625; 1881 additions cost 1,422.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Children's homeYesBelongs to YMCA(?)

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 138, Montgomerie TerraceYesDSA previously had this at 16 Montgomerie Terrace but this appears to be incorrect.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41868   
Item 2 of 41881  Additions costing 1422
Item 3 of 4c. 1915  Tower added
Item 4 of 419201922 Chauffeur's cottage and additions


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 5John HoneymanArchitectA1868  
Item 2 of 5John HoneymanArchitectB1881 Additions
Item 3 of 5Andrew Graham HendersonArchitectC19201921Chauffeur's cottage and additions
Item 4 of 5John KeppieArchitectC19201921Chauffeur's cottage and additions
Item 5 of 5Keppie & HendersonArchitectural practiceC19201921Chauffeur's cottage and additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Honeyman, John (ie himself) 
Item 2 of 3Macdonald, D1881 additions
Item 3 of 3Scott, C S1920s work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdpp109-10

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Ayrshire CouncilAyrshire County Council Building Byelaws Committee Minutes 5 August 1920 (Ref CO3/12/4/22)
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49905 
Item 3 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book
Item 4 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie Nos 81, 200b and 382