Basic Site Details

Name: The Hermitage
Town, district or village: Rothesay
Island: Bute
City or county: Bute
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Andrew Morell McKinlay lists 'The Hermitage, Bute' as among his works in his LRIBA nomination papers, giving the client as the Marquess of Bute. It has been assumed that he referred to alterations, and that the building is the one at Rothesay occupied by Edward La Trobe Bateman.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3c. 1830 Construction 
Item 2 of 3c. 1885  Remodelling and extension (conversion to house)
Item 3 of 3After 1893Before 1911 Alterations?


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 2Edward La Trobe BatemanArchitect c. 1885 Remodelling and extension (conversion to house)
Item 2 of 2Andrew Morell McKinlayArchitectAAfter 1893Before 1911Presumably alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Bute, Marquess of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Australian Dictionary of Biography Australian Dictionary of Biography  Entry on Edward La Trobe Bateman by Daniel Thomas

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Scotsman Magazine15 October 2005   

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 Andrew McKinlay: L v19 no 1433