Basic Site Details

Name: Western House
Town, district or village: Ayr
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: Built on site of Blackhouse farmhouse. Built for the clerk of the racecourse.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1BlackhouseYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 166, Craigie RoadYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 219191925Construction 
Item 2 of 219231924Build/constructionDates given in 'Buildings of Scotland'

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 4Alexander MairArchitectB  Contribution unclear and date unknown (Michael C Davis writes that the practice 'seems to have been involved in the project in some way)
Item 2 of 4Allan Stevenson, Mair & CasselsArchitectural practiceB  Contribution unclear and date unknown (Michael C Davis writes that the practice 'seems to have been involved in the project in some way)
Item 3 of 4Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectB  Contribution unclear (Michael C Davis writes that the practice 'seems to have been involved in the project in some way)
Item 4 of 4Harold Ogle TarboltonArchitectA19191925Designed & built house

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Shaw, David - racecourse manager 
Item 2 of 2Western Meeting Club 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp170
Item 2 of 3Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp400
Item 3 of 3RSA1923   543

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register47172