Basic Site Details

Name: Seymour Lodge
Town, district or village: Cove
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost 966.4.8 1/2d to build.
There are many similar villas in Cove and Kilcreggan, but whether or not they are by Thomson, or are imitations, is undocumented.

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 2Rosneath RoadYes 
Item 2 of 2Shore Road HS address (1971)


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11850  Villa with detached coach house


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 3Alexander ThomsonArchitectA1850 Villa and detached coach house
Item 2 of 3Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1850 Villa and detached coach house
Item 3 of 3John Baird the SecondArchitectA1850 Villa and detached coach house


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Forgan, Thomas, developer 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 8Barclay, David1904Greek Thomson: his life and opinions Architectural Review May 1904 
Item 2 of 8Blackie1868Villa and Cottage Architecture1st edition  
Item 3 of 8Law, Graham1954Greek Thomsoncxv, May 1954Architectural Review, May 1954 (Publication of 1960 Cambridge dissertation, original at NMRS) 
Item 4 of 8Maugham, W C1893Rosneath Past and Present Paisley and London, 1893p261
Item 5 of 8McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 
Item 6 of 8Nicholson, Jane or Thomson, Amelia Memoir of Alexander Thomson Written for Alexander Thomson Memorial 
Item 7 of 8Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 8 of 8Walker, Frank Arneil and Sinclair, Fiona1992North Clyde estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide   

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexander Thomson Society NewsletterMay 2003no 33 by Gavin Stamp

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Glasgow City ArchivesFrank Worsdall's Collection on Greek Thomson, including job list and photograph list  
Item 2 of 3Glasgow Institute of ArchitectsBiographical sketch and job list of Greek Thomson by Rev John Stark, 1879  
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register43465