Basic Site Details

Name: Ayr Racecourse and Grandstands
Town, district or village: Wallacetown
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 2 of 2Sports ground  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21907   
Item 2 of 219631971Build/constructionEglinton Stand

Further buildings:

1964 - 100,000 second phase to include workshop, toilets, totalisator building, tea rooms, and snack bar


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 5Allan StevensonArchitectA1907 Executed plan by the Mannings.
Item 2 of 5Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectA1907 As managing assistant to Allan Stevenson
Item 3 of 5W C & A S ManningArchitectural practiceC1907 Provided plan
Item 4 of 5James Andrew CarrickArchitect 19631971Eglinton Stand and other buildings
Item 5 of 5J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceB19631971Eglinton Stand and other buildings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Western Meeting Club 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp170
Item 2 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp34
Item 3 of 3Glendinning, M, MacInnes, R and MacKechnie, A1996A History of Scottish Architecture  p560

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder2 October 1964  p742

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Thomas McGill Cassels: L v16 no 1175