Basic Site Details

Name: Nodesdale House
Town, district or village: Largs (near)
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Noddesdale HouseYesAlternative spelling
Item 2 of 2Noddsdale HouseYesAlternative spelling

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 19031911 Original house
Item 2 of 31915 AdditionAddition of smoking room (Buildings of Scotland gives 1914)
Item 3 of 31920s  Enlargement and reconstruction


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 6Thomas Andrew MillarArchitectAAfter 1902Before 1904As draughtsman to James Miller
Item 2 of 6James MillerArchitectAc. 19031911 
Item 3 of 6Thomas Graham AbercrombieArchitect 1915 Smoking room
Item 4 of 6Arthur John FryersArchitectB19241926Major reconstruction and enlargement
Item 5 of 6Fryers & PenmanArchitectural practiceB19241926Major reconstruction and enlargement
Item 6 of 6Larmont Douglas PenmanArchitectB19241926Major reconstruction and enlargement


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Cattanach, LClient for smoking room
Item 2 of 2Downie, Walker, ProfessorClient for original house by Miller


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 Pressp562-563
Item 2 of 2Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp344

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Architect27 November 1908   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Drawings Collection Miller & Manson Collection
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas Andrew Millar: L v19 no1460