Basic Site Details

Name: Skeldon House
Town, district or village: Dalrymple
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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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. 1760 Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 2 of 31908  Alterations and additions for Adam Wood
Item 3 of 31937 AdditionSquare roof dormers inserted - and probably crowning balconies at the same time


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 3James ArmourMasonAc. 1760  
Item 2 of 3James MillerArchitect 1908 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 3Alexander MairArchitectD1937 Square roof dormers inserted - and probably crowning balconies at the same time. May also have added extra storey on one wing of stable court.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Ross, Mr of Sandwick (or Weir, William - B of S) 
Item 2 of 2Wood, Adam1908 work


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 Pressp609-10
Item 2 of 2Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp370

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection