Basic Site Details

Name: Bengairn
Town, district or village: Castle Douglas (near)
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21897 Design exhibited 
Item 2 of 21905  Additions


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 6David Barclay NivenArchitectA1897 Sketch design exhibited
Item 2 of 6Herbert Hardy WigglesworthArchitectA1897 Sketch design exhibited
Item 3 of 6Niven & WigglesworthArchitectural practiceA1897 Sketch design exhibited
Item 4 of 6Barbour & BowieArchitectural practiceB1905 Additions
Item 5 of 6James BarbourArchitectB1905 Additions
Item 6 of 6John McLintock BowieArchitectB1905 Additions


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1897   271

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 John McLintock Bowie: F v19 p5 no1354 (microfilm reel 12)