Basic Site Details

Name: Carstairs House
Town, district or village: Carstairs
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Notes: Tudor Gothic

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 218221824Build/construction 
Item 2 of 21823 Design exhibitedExhibited by M A Nicholson at RA


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 3William BurnArchitectA18221824 
Item 2 of 3Michael Angelo Nicholson C1823 Exhibited a view of the house and a plan and elevation at the RA which bore the title 'Designed by M A Nicholson, Architect appear in his father's 'Practical Builder'.
Item 3 of 3William Lambie Moffatt (originally William Lambie Moffat)ArchitectBc. 1824 Prepared drawings for publication in Neale (as pupil of William Burn)


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


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 3Neale, J P1825Seats2nd series i (This volume actually published 1824)
Item 3 of 3Nicholson, P1823New Practical Builder  p566. Plans and elevations

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Transactions1870  p125-8 List of Burn's work compiled by T L Donaldson

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection