Basic Site Details

Name: Formakin
Town, district or village: Bishopton
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Lodge etc, bothy block are B Listed

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319071911 Drawings dated
Item 2 of 31908  House. Lodges, bothy, garden, landscaped grounds and mill and farm buildings remodelled
Item 3 of 319121915RestorationRestoration of old meal mill

People

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 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectA1908 House. Lodges, bothy, garden, landscaped grounds and mill and farm buildings remodelled
Item 2 of 3(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitectB19121915Restoration of old meal mill
Item 3 of 3James GrieveArchitect, Clerk of WorksB19121915Restoration of old meal mill - as clerk of works to Lorimer

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Holms, John A 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Pride, Glen L1999The Kingdom of Fife2nd EditionThe Rutland Pressp162
Item 2 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p175
Item 3 of 3Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p106

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Herald, The22 May 2013  Scotland's Homes section

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10903House
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10904Gateway and lodge
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10905Bothy block
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12380Old Meal Mill, adjoning bothy block (B Listed)
Item 5 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection RED 37/1--60 (within this range).
Item 6 of 6National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR F/1/1-10