Basic Site Details

Name: Royal Clyde Yacht Club and Hotel
Town, district or village: Dunoon
City or county: Argyll
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 2Royal Marine HotelYes 
Item 2 of 2Royal Northern Yacht ClubYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hunter's QuayYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31887 Competition held 
Item 2 of 31888   
Item 3 of 31890 Design exhibitedBurnet design


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 6(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectB1887 Competition design - not successful
Item 2 of 6Burnet Son & CampbellArchitectural practiceB1887 Competition design - not successful
Item 3 of 6John Archibald CampbellArchitectB1887 Competition design - not successful
Item 4 of 6Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectA1888 As apprentice to Thomas Lennox Watson
Item 5 of 6Thomas Lennox WatsonArchitectA1888 Architect of present building, appointed after competition
Item 6 of 6Frederick Thomas PilkingtonArchitect 1888 or before 1888 Competition design (presumably mistaken by Builder for executed design)


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 4Academy Architecture1891   Supplement, 134
Item 2 of 4Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1890   1000 (Thomas Lennox Watson)
Item 3 of 4Graves, Algernon1905The Royal Academy of Arts: a complete dictionary of exhibitors and their works…1905-6London: Graves and Bell1890, no 1751 (Burnet design)
Item 4 of 4Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p298

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3British Architect9 September 1890   
Item 2 of 3Builder15 October 1898LXXV  
Item 3 of 3Building News2 November 1888   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register46551Includes lodge, former post office, wall post box and walls
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Larmont Douglas Penman: L v23 no1830