Basic Site Details

Name: Woodcliff
Town, district or village: Rhu/Row
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Built as the Dower House of Invergare (Rowaleyn)

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2CarbethYes 
Item 2 of 2CarpeathYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Torwoodhill RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1September 1855   


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 SmithArchitect c. 1855 For himself


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Smith, James 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 8Macneur and Bryden1875Macneur & Bryden's Directory of HelensburghSecond edition, 1875Helensburgh, 1875pp44, 88, 121
Item 2 of 8OS Map1862First Edition Ordinance Survey MapFirst Edition Dumbartonshire Sheet XVI.4
Item 3 of 8Post Office Directories    Glasgow, 1861
Item 4 of 8Scotland Census 18511851   Parish of Row, Dumbarton, Enumeration district 1 (ref 391/1 'Dovehill')
Item 5 of 8Scotland Census 18611861   Parish of Row, Dumbarton, Enumeration dirstict 1 (ref 503/1)
Item 6 of 8Slater1867Slater's Directory of Scotland  p555
Item 7 of 8Slater1882Slater's Directory of Scotland 1882  p399
Item 8 of 8Worsdall, Frank1963Article on James SmithDecember 1963Scottish Field, December 1963 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Alloa Advertiser30 December 1863   
Item 2 of 2Falkirk Herald5 January 1864  p2

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19528 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines Dunbartonshire, Series VI, no 1388; Stirlingshire, 1860, no 2307
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records SC67/36/48, pp132-5 (James Smith)