Basic Site Details

Name: Burns Museum
Town, district or village: Alloway
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: C listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Adjacent to Burns' Cottage (1730), birthplace of Robert Burns.

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21900   
Item 2 of 220082010Restoration 


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 6Allan StevensonArchitect 1900  
Item 2 of 6J & J A CarrickArchitectural practiceBAfter 1934Before 1953Extension
Item 3 of 6James Andrew CarrickArchitectBAfter 1934Before 1953Extension
Item 4 of 6Andrew Stewart BrownArchitect, SurveyorG20082010Restoration
Item 5 of 6James Walter Thorburn Simpson G20082010restoration
Item 6 of 6Simpson & BrownArchitectural practiceG20082010Restoration


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp91
Item 2 of 2Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp155

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47134Alloway, Burns Cottage, Burns Museum