Basic Site Details

Name: Corys
Town, district or village: Dumfries
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Unusal suspended stair in 1871 alterations

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2c. 1806 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21871 AdditionSubstantial addition to small villa


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 3Charles George Hood KinnearArchitectA1871 Substantial addition to small villa
Item 2 of 3John Dick PeddieArchitectA1871 Substantial addition to small villa
Item 3 of 3Peddie & KinnearArchitectural practiceA1871 Substantial addition to small villa


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Skirving, AdamWas the grandson of the painter and pastellist Archibald Skirving


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Courtesy of Anthony WolffeDrawings by Peddie & Kinnear for additions held at house Sent June 2011
Item 2 of 2Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Letter from Anthony Wolffe to David Walker June 2011.