Basic Site Details

Name: Finlaystone House
Town, district or village: Langbank
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: East Lodge is B Listed

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31746 Build/constructionOriginal house by John Douglas - built onto west end of the north front of old house.
Item 2 of 31872  Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 318981903 Complete reconstruction of house, lodge, terraces and formal garden

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 5John DouglasArchitectB1746 Douglas contracted to build new house of three storeys onto the west end of the north front.
Item 2 of 5(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectA18981903 
Item 3 of 5George Ronald BryceArchitectA18981901As apprentice to John James Burnet
Item 4 of 5James Wright (junior)ArchitectA18981903Reconstruction, extension, decorative work, stable offices and entrance - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 5 of 5John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceA18981903Complete reconstruction of house, lodge, terraces and formal garden

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Kidston, G J of the Clyde Shipping CoClient for Burnet work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Walker, Frank Arneil1986South Clyde Estuary: An Illustrated Architectural Guide to Inverclyde and Renfrew  p107

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect19 August 1904   
Item 2 of 2Architect30 May 1906   

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10907East Lodge
Item 2 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register13641House
Item 3 of 5National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Gifts and depositsGD 39/6/3/4/1 
Item 4 of 5RCAHMSJohn Douglas Collection Douglas Drawings nos 27-35
Item 5 of 5RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers George Ronald Bryce: L v16 no1151; James Wright, Junior: L v21 no1692