Basic Site Details

Name: Rockbank House and Lodge
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
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 3RocklandYes 
Item 2 of 3ShorelandYesOriginal service wing: now a separate dwelling
Item 3 of 3West Rockbank  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 4150, Clyde Street EastYesThe street has been renumbered several times
Item 2 of 4140, East Clyde Street The street has been renumbered several times
Item 3 of 4142, East Clyde Street The street has been renumbered several times
Item 4 of 4104, East Clyde Street The street has been renumbered several times

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51854   
Item 2 of 51881  Stables, coachman's house, and addition of attic storey to lodge
Item 3 of 52 May 1881  Stables and coachman's house - plans dated
Item 4 of 515 February 1904  Alterations to house and extensions to lodge - plans dated
Item 5 of 51980s  Main house divided in two

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 6Alexander ThomsonArchitectA1854  
Item 2 of 6Baird & ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1854  
Item 3 of 6John Baird the SecondArchitectA1854  
Item 4 of 6Thomas Lennox WatsonArchitectB1881 Stables, coachman's house, and addition of attic storey to lodge
Item 5 of 6Leiper & McNabArchitectural practiceC1904  
Item 6 of 6William LeiperArchitectC1904 Alterations to house and extensions to lodge

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Hedderwick, JamesClient for 1881 work
Item 2 of 3Ure, John GibbClient for 1904 work
Item 3 of 3Walker, Robert?

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4McDonald, William (ed)1999Burgh of Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Records 1875-1975 Argyll & Bute Council Library & Information Service and Argyll & Bute Archives 
Item 2 of 4McFadzean, Ronald1979The Life and Work of Alexander Thomson London: Routledge & Kegan Paulillustration
Item 3 of 4Stamp, Gavin1999Alexander Thomson: The Unknown Genius London: Lawrence King, in association with Glasgow 1999 
Item 4 of 4Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p281

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Argyll & Bute Council ArchivesHelensburgh Dean of Guild Box 1878-1882 (6/1881); 3/1904
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34737 
Item 3 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34738