Basic Site Details

Name: Orbiston House
Town, district or village: Bellshill
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Douglas Park See OS map Lanarkshire Sheet XI.SE (includes: Blantyre; Bothwell; Hamilton) Date revised: 1897, Publication date: 1899 'Douglas Park or Orbiston House'
Item 2 of 3Orbieston House  
Item 3 of 3Orbistan House  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2  Destruction/demolitionUnknown when demolished
Item 2 of 2c. 1795 Build/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 1Robert BurnArchitect, MasonAc. 1795  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.127
Item 2 of 2Glasgow Gentry1878The Old Country Houses of Old Glasgow Gentry  pl 79

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Evening Courant21 November 1795