Basic Site Details

Name: Upper Clifton House, Craigmore
Town, district or village: Rothesay
Island: Bute
City or county: Bute
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 4Clifton Villa Alternative original name
Item 2 of 4Lochiel House  
Item 3 of 4Tor Castle  
Item 4 of 4Tor HouseYesRenamed in 1960s

Street Addresses

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 118561857  

People

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 ThomsonArchitectA18561857 
Item 2 of 3Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA18561856 
Item 3 of 3John Baird the SecondArchitectA18561856 

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Wilson, John, bookseller and stationer 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Alexander Thomson Society NewsletterOctober 1998no 22 by Allan McLean

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 Register40468