Basic Site Details

Name: Corraith House
Town, district or village: Symington
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Dundonald
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: West Lodge (1901) still extant

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Curratis As listed in Bryce Catalogue, for 1847 work. This may refer to Cassilis House but it seems more likely that it refers to Corraith.
Item 2 of 2Youth HostelYes 

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Youth hostel  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318461847Construction 
Item 2 of 3June 1846 Foundation stone 
Item 3 of 3August 1945  Alterations (plans dated)


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 3Burn & BryceArchitectural practiceA18461847 
Item 2 of 3David BryceArchitectA18461847 
Item 3 of 3James Grant ShearerArchitectB1945 Alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Deans-Campbell, Captain John 


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 Pressp649
Item 2 of 3Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp211
Item 3 of 3Love, Dane2005Lost Ayrshire Edinburgh: Birlinnpp30-31 Illustration

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1940/1/1-3