Basic Site Details

Name: Cardoness House
Town, district or village: Kirkcudbright
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51828 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 51888  Plans dated
Item 3 of 518891890 Major reconstruction and additions
Item 4 of 51890  Plans for garden layout dated
Item 5 of 51959 ReconstructionAlmost completely demolished for new house by S W Burnage


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 4Walter NewallArchitectA1828  
Item 2 of 4John More Dick PeddieArchitectA18891890Major reconstruction and additions
Item 3 of 4Kinnear & PeddieArchitectural practiceA18891890Major reconstruction and additions
Item 4 of 4S W BurnageArchitectF19591960'Savagely reduced in size'


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Maxwell, Sir William F BtMajor reconstruction and additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p159
Item 2 of 2RSA1889   1027

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall CollectionDAC GGD 131/N4/133, N14/95-100 
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM/1890/83/1
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Acc No 2001/43