Basic Site Details

Name: Trochraigue House
Town, district or village: Girvan
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1TrochragueYes 

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 618811883 Addition
Item 2 of 619101923 Substantial addtions
Item 3 of 619101913 Addition of tower
Item 4 of 61915  Interior work
Item 5 of 619201923 Interior work
Item 6 of 61957  Converted to a convent


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 13Clarke & Bell A18811883Addition
Item 2 of 13George Bell I A18811883Addition
Item 3 of 13William Clarke A18811883Addition
Item 4 of 13(Sir) John James Burnet B19101913Addition of tower and other work
Item 5 of 13John Burnet & Son B19101913Addition of tower and other work
Item 6 of 13Norman Aitken Dick B19101913Addition of tower and other work. he is credited with the design of the tower in 'Buildings of Scotland'.
Item 7 of 13William Ferguson (junior) (or William Moncrieff Ferguson, or Willie Ferguson) B19101911Addition of tower - as assistant to John James Burnet
Item 8 of 13(Sir) John James Burnet C1915 Interior work
Item 9 of 13John Burnet & Son C1915 Interior work
Item 10 of 13(Sir) John James Burnet D19201922Interior work
Item 11 of 13John Burnet, Son & Partners D19201921Interior work
Item 12 of 13Norman Aitken Dick D19201922Interior work
Item 13 of 13Burnet, Son & Dick D19211922 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Kerr, John 
Item 2 of 2Todd, GeorgeClient for work 1910-1923


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp653
Item 2 of 3Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp181
Item 3 of 3Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp394, 395

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7652 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Moncrieff Ferguson Junior: L v24 no1914