Basic Site Details

Name: Cardell
Town, district or village: Weymss Bay
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1871 alterations: 1,789.

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 3c. 1855c. 1860Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 2 of 31871  Alterations
Item 3 of 31983 Destruction/demolitionDerelict by 1980s and demolished 1983.


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 2Robert William BillingsArchitectBc. 1855c. 1860Original house
Item 2 of 2John HoneymanArchitect 1871 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Blair, DonaldClient for original house. Conflict in sources - Sweeney
Item 2 of 4Gilchrist, JohnAustralian banker. Purchased by Gilchrist.
Item 3 of 4Macfarlane, DanielClient for 1871 alterations
Item 4 of 4Pearce, William, SirClient for original house (architect not known). Stark?


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp113
Item 2 of 2Sweeney, Dan2015Postscript to the Past: Lost Mansions and Houses of Renfrewshire Windan Press 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book