Basic Site Details

Name: Munches
Town, district or village: Dalbeattie
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Later institutionalised and much added to.

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 31858  Addition to house by Walter Newall, absorbed into larger house by Peddie & Kinnear
Item 2 of 3Before 1858 Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 3 of 318661868 House absorbed into larger house by Peddie & Kinnear


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 5Walter NewallArchitect   Original house - date unknown
Item 2 of 5Hugh Hough (or Heugh, or Heuch) MacLureArchitect, Engineer 1858 Addition
Item 3 of 5Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA18661868Older house absorbed into larger house
Item 4 of 5John Dick PeddieArchitectA18661868Older house absorbed into larger house
Item 5 of 5Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA18661868Older house absorbed into larger house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Maxwell, Wellwood Herries, MPClient for 1868 work
Item 2 of 3Maxwell, ___Client for 1858 addition
Item 3 of 3Maxwell, ___Client for Walter Newall house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Colvin, H M1995A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-18403rd editionNew Haven and London: Yale University PressEntry for Walter Newall

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2 Dick Peddie & McKay Catalogue, 1979 Drawings no longer in archive
Item 2 of 2Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall CollectionGGD 131/N2/159-65