Basic Site Details

Name: Rowaleyn
Town, district or village: Rhu/Row
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4InvergareYesSubsequent owner named it Invergare
Item 2 of 4Mount VernonYesSubsequent owner named it Mount Vernon
Item 3 of 4RoualeynYes 
Item 4 of 4RowalynYes 

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 1Glenarn RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5September 1854  Feu
Item 2 of 51855   
Item 3 of 5June 1855  House finished
Item 4 of 51923  Additions - entrance tower
Item 5 of 51933  Alterations for J F Stephen


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 6James SmithArchitect 18541855For himself
Item 2 of 6A N Paterson & StoddartArchitectural practiceB1923 Additions - entrance tower
Item 3 of 6Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectB1923 Additions - entrance tower (probably by Paterson)
Item 4 of 6Donald McKay StoddartArchitectB1923 Additions - entrance tower
Item 5 of 6A N Paterson & StoddartArchitectural practiceA1933 Alterations
Item 6 of 6Alexander Nisbet PatersonArchitectA1933 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Smith, JohnOriginal house built for himself
Item 2 of 2Stephen, J F1933 alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Post Office Directories    Glasgow 1855, 1856, 1857, 1859
Item 2 of 5RSA1932   647
Item 3 of 5Scotland Census 18611861   Row, Dunbartonshire, Enumeration District 1 (ref 503/1)
Item 4 of 5Slater1882Slater's Directory of Scotland 1882  p397, col. C
Item 5 of 5Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p439

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19511 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register of Sasines Dumbartonshire, series VI, nos 1098, 1099 and series VII, nos 1697-1700