Basic Site Details

Name: Morland House
Town, district or village: Upper Skelmorlie
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1874-77 work: 4,300 plus 180. Cost of 1893-95 work: 2,600.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Moreland HouseYesAlternative spelling

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Long Hill  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31862  Original house
Item 2 of 318741877 Encapsulation of original house of 1862
Item 3 of 318931895 Additions - including conical roofed porch


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 4John HoneymanArchitectA18741877Encapsulation of original house of 1862
Item 2 of 4Honeyman & KeppieArchitectural practiceB18931895Further additions
Item 3 of 4John HoneymanArchitectB18931895Additions
Item 4 of 4John KeppieArchitectB18931895Additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Robertson, LaurenceAlso client for 1874-77 work
Item 2 of 3Robertson, WilliamClient for 1895 alterations
Item 3 of 3Thomson, William, Professor - later Lord MelvinClient for original building


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp613
Item 2 of 2Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp114

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7288 
Item 2 of 3Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book. Also for additions
Item 3 of 3Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 161 and No 253