Basic Site Details

Name: Walkinshaw House
Town, district or village: Paisley (near)
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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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 21791 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21920 Destruction/demolitionAbandoned after 1907 due to mining subsidence. Demolition 1928-7 according to Sweeney.


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 3James AdamArchitectA1791  
Item 2 of 3R & J AdamArchitectural practiceA1791  
Item 3 of 3Robert AdamArchitectA1791  


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


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 3Gow, Ian and Rowan, Alistair1995Scottish Country Houses  Chapter entitled 'Robert Adam at Walkinshaw' by F A Walker
Item 3 of 3Sweeney, Dan2015Postscript to the Past: Lost Mansions and Houses of Renfrewshire Windan Presspp58-59