Basic Site Details

Name: Place of Paisley
Town, district or village: Paisley
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Information about Steel Maitland's restoration from David Walker, who discussed final details with him.

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 51600s  Original building medieval and 17th century
Item 2 of 5October 1922  Drawings dated
Item 3 of 51929  Remodelling
Item 4 of 519531954Restoration 
Item 5 of 519601962 Restoration as residence for Minister


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 4(Sir) Robert Stodart LorimerArchitect 1929 Remodelling
Item 2 of 4Alexander G MacgregorArchitect, Town PlannerB19531954Restoration as apprentice with James Steel Maitland
Item 3 of 4James Steel MaitlandArchitectB19531954Some restoration work
Item 4 of 4James Steel MaitlandArchitect 19601962Restoration as residence for Minister


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Hamilton, Laura1983A Paisley Architect: James Steel Maitland (1887-1982)no 10, 1983Scottish Georgian Society Bulletin (Based on interview with Maitland, 13 and 31 July 1981)Maitland's work
Item 2 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p178 (Lorimer's work)
Item 3 of 3Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p8

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Courtesy of Alexander MacgregorInformation sent to the Dictionary Sent April 2016
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register38911 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR P/2