Basic Site Details

Name: Blair House
Town, district or village: Dalry
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
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Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31500s  Original parts
Item 2 of 318921893 North wing and re-fronting of east range, west wing and raising of roof of east wing. Also interior work
Item 3 of 3Before 2012 Alteration/conversionStables altered to form dower house

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 4Thomas Greenshields LeadbetterArchitect 18921893North wing and re-fronting of east range, west wing and raising of roof of east wing. Also interior work
Item 2 of 4Ronald Alexander CBefore 2012 Stables altered to form dower house
Item 3 of 4ARP Lorimer & Associates LtdArchitectural practiceDBefore 2012 Stables altered to form dower house
Item 4 of 4Patrick James LorimerArchitectDBefore 2012 Stables altered to form dower house

Clients

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

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 4Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp202-3
Item 2 of 4Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp179-180
Item 3 of 4Lyon & Turnbull2012Sale Catalogue for sale 14-15 March 2012  Contains photos of the Leadbetter interiors when new and as in 2012: watercolour of the house as existing before Leadbetter's work, and several early photos of the estrior as altered by him.
Item 4 of 4RSA1892   488

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1196Blair House