Basic Site Details

Name: Craigdarroch House
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: House as built dated 1729.

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2   alterations in late 19th century by John Starforth - details and dates unknown
Item 2 of 217261729Build/constructionDesign by William Adam but existing house bears only general ressemblance to Adam's design and is less sophiticated and must be the work of a master builder.

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 2John StarforthArchitect   Alterations - details and dates unknown
Item 2 of 2William AdamArchitectB17261729Design by William Adam but existing house bears only general ressemblance to Adam's design and is less sophiticated and must be the work of a master builder.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Fergusson, Alexander, of CraigdarrochColvin gives Alexander Ferguson as cleint for William Adam work - an ancestor of later one?

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Craigdarroch House chapel 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Adam, William1820Vitruvius Scoticus  Plates 77-78
Item 2 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 3Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  pp196-8

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Dundee Advertiser27 March 1893   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10340 
Item 2 of 2National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 77/204/1Estimate