Basic Site Details

Name: Castlehill site layout with houses, schools, shops, churches etc
Town, district or village: Dumbarton
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Layout of approximately 2000 houses, with shops, schools, churches etc as a neighbourhood unit. In course of construction in 1951. 500-600 more houses with schools and shops projected.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 5Urban planning  
Item 2 of 5House  
Item 3 of 5Shop  
Item 4 of 5School  
Item 5 of 5Church  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11951 Build/constructionIn course of construction


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 4George A Boswell & PartnersArchitectural practiceABefore 1951  
Item 2 of 4George Arthur BoswellArchitectABefore 1951  
Item 3 of 4Ninian Rutherford Jamieson JohnstonArchitectABefore 1951  
Item 4 of 4Peter MitchellArchitectABefore 1951  


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 Ninian Johnston: F no4584 (Combined Box 23)