Basic Site Details

Name: Montgomerie House
Town, district or village: Tarbolton (near)
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Montgomerie Castle Hotel From after World War II until mansion was vacated in 1969


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61804  Contracts signed
Item 2 of 61880  Plan of part of basement
Item 3 of 61886  Alterations and additions to stables, and new gate lodge
Item 4 of 61904  Minor additions
Item 5 of 61905  Internal reconstruction
Item 6 of 61969  Gutted by fire; subsequently demolished


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 7John PatersonArchitect 1804 Contracts signed; subsequently constructed
Item 2 of 7Allan StevensonArchitectA1880 Plan of part of basement
Item 3 of 7Allan StevensonArchitectB1886 Alterations and additions to stables, and new gate lodge
Item 4 of 7Allan StevensonArchitectC1904 Minor additions
Item 5 of 7Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectC1904 Minor additions - as managing assistant to Allan Stevenson
Item 6 of 7James CarrickArchitectD1905 Internal reconstruction: as assistant to James Miller
Item 7 of 7James Kennedy HunterArchitectD1905 Internal reconstruction


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Montgomerie, Colonel Hugh - later 12th Earl of EglintonOriginal building


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 Pressp652
Item 2 of 2Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedpp332-4

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Ayrshire Archives (from February 2007)Darley- Hay Partnership archive Plans of 1880 and 1886 work
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Carrick: L v6 no342 (microfiche reel 31)