Basic Site Details

Name: Kildonan Mansion House; also garage, stables and two Houses
Town, district or village: Barrhill
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll, 1924.

Crittall steel window frames used throughout.

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 219151916  
Item 2 of 21924  Garden designed by Gertrude Jekyll.


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 1James MillerArchitect 19151916 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Wallace, D Euan, Captain 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp407-9
Item 2 of 6Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedpp294-296
Item 3 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1925   183 & 187
Item 4 of 6RSA1915   559
Item 5 of 6RSA1924   557, 564
Item 6 of 6Tooley, Michael and Arnander, Primrose1995Gertrude Jekyll: Essays on the Life of a Working Amateur Witton-le-Wear: Michaelmass Booksp204

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Architectural Review192864 (Jul-Dec) pp246-247
Item 2 of 5Architectural ReviewApril 1928  pp124-127
Item 3 of 5Builder25 June 1915CVIII p446. Illustration.
Item 4 of 5Builder15 June 1922CXXII  
Item 5 of 5Builder15 June 1923CXXIV pp866, 868, 970

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1052 
Item 2 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 49 drawings