Basic Site Details

Name: UP Manse
Town, district or village: Balfron
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 1000.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Balfron South ManseYes 

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1868   


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 3A & G ThomsonArchitectural practiceAc. 1858  
Item 2 of 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectAc. 1858  
Item 3 of 3George ThomsonArchitectAc. 1858  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Robertson, James, ReverendMinister of Balfron old Relief Congregation


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6McFadzean, Ronald1968The Villas of Alexander Thomson Dissertation, 1968, Held in RIAS Library 
Item 2 of 6McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 3 of 6Small, Robert1904History of the Congregations of the United Presbyterian Church from 1733 to 1900 Edinburgh: Riverside PressVolume 1, p215
Item 4 of 6Smith, John Guthrie1896Strathendrick and its Inhabitants from Early Times Glasgow, 1896p47
Item 5 of 6Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 6 of 6Thomson, Jim1991The Balfron Heritage Balfron, 1991 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 2 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register45856