Basic Site Details

Name: Baron's Craig
Town, district or village: Rockcliffe
City or county: Kirkcudbrightshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Cost of Waterhouse building: 9550

Contractors: General, Crackston & Sons; heating D O Boyd; stonecarving, Farmer & Brindley; terracotta, J C Edwards; tiles W Godwin, W B Ssimpson; chimneypieces, J & H Patteson; furnishing H Capel; ironwork, Jones Hart Son Pear & Co.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Baron's Craig Hotel  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218791882Build/construction 
Item 2 of 2Early 1970s Alteration/conversionAlterations and additions to hotel


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 5Alfred WaterhouseArchitectB18791882 
Item 2 of 5John Alexander CoplandArchitectAEarly 1970s  
Item 3 of 5John Sutherland AEarly 1970s  
Item 4 of 5Sutherland Dickie & CoplandArchitectural practiceAEarly 1970s  
Item 5 of 5William Henry Dickie AEarly 1970s  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Morris, ChristopherClient for original Waterhouse building
Item 2 of 2Richardson, DClient for 1970s work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Cunningham, Colin and Waterhouse, Prudence Alfred Waterhouse 1830-1905: biography of a practice  no 473, p253
Item 2 of 3RIBA1975RIBA Directory of practices   
Item 3 of 3RIBA1980Directory of Practices 1980