Basic Site Details

Name: Dankeith House
Town, district or village: Dundonald (near)
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Now used as a centre for the surrounding caravan park.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Dankeith Leisure Centre  

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 61882  Additions and alterations to house, stables and kitchen offices; and new gate lodge
Item 2 of 618931894 Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 61894  Water supply
Item 4 of 61906  Further work on water supply
Item 5 of 61909  Additions and alterations
Item 6 of 61930  Additions and alterations


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 8Allan StevensonArchitectS1882 Additions and alterations to house, stables and kitchen offices; and new gate lodge
Item 2 of 8Allan StevensonArchitectA18931895(?)Additions and alterations
Item 3 of 8Allan StevensonArchitectB1894 Water supply
Item 4 of 8Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectA18951895Additions and alterations? - as managing assistant to Allan Stevenson
Item 5 of 8Allan StevensonArchitectC1906 Further work to water supply
Item 6 of 8Allan StevensonArchitectD1909 Further additions and alterations
Item 7 of 8James MillerArchitectE1930 Additions and alterations - with Richard Gunn as chief assistant
Item 8 of 8Richard McLeod Morrison GunnArchitectE1930 Additions and alterations - as chief assistant with James Miller


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Mann-Thomson, JClient for 1890s work
Item 2 of 2White, J Lfor 1882 additions and alterations


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 Pressp284
Item 2 of 2Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp236

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2RIAS Collection, NMRS, RCAHMSJames Miller, Son & Manson Drawings Collection 5 drawings
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas McGill Cassels: L v16 no 1175