Basic Site Details

Name: The Croft
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: c.3,615. Paterson initials with that of his wife on house.

Alternative Names

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

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 1Rossdhu Drive WestYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 6   Chimneypiece in studio
Item 2 of 619011902Construction 
Item 3 of 611 March 1901  Plans dated
Item 4 of 61926  Alterations
Item 5 of 61936  Garage
Item 6 of 6September 1937  Formation of attic bedrooms


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 5George WaltonArchitect   Chimneypiece in studio
Item 2 of 5Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitect 19011902For himself
Item 3 of 5Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectB1926 Alterations
Item 4 of 5Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectC19371940Formation of attic bedrooms
Item 5 of 5Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectD1937 Garage


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Paterson, Alexander NisbetFor himself


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1903 Part 1 pp68, 69
Item 2 of 5McDonald, William (ed)1999Burgh of Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Records 1875-1975 Argyll & Bute Council Library & Information Service and Argyll & Bute Archives 
Item 3 of 5Nicol1908Domestic Architecture in Scotland   
Item 4 of 5RSA1903   431
Item 5 of 5Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p287

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Argyll & Bute Council ArchivesHelensburgh Dean of Guild Box 1900-1901 (1/1901)
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34851 
Item 3 of 5Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & GrayTD 1155/14Drawings dated 1906 and 1919-20
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection DBD 41/1-25 (includes wotk in 1926 and fromation of attic bedrooms 1937-40 and garage 1936
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander Nisbet Paterson: F v20 no1431 (microfilm reel 13)