Basic Site Details

Name: Conheath House
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 41877  Stables built
Item 2 of 4Early 1800s Build/constructionOriginal house
Item 3 of 41909  Additions
Item 4 of 41937  Proposed internal alterations


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 6James Barbour  1877 Addition of stables
Item 2 of 6Walter Newall GEarly 1800s  
Item 3 of 6James Archibald Morris  1909 Additions
Item 4 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer  1914 Alterations?
Item 5 of 6Barbour & Bowie A1937 Proposed internal alterations
Item 6 of 6John McLintock Bowie A1937 Proposed internal alterations


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 3Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p189
Item 3 of 3Savage, Peter1980Lorimer and the Edinburgh Craft Designers Edinburgh: Paul Harris Publishing, 1980 (also paperback ed, London & Edinburgh: Steve Savage, 2005)p176

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 878 and for 1937 proposed internal work
Item 2 of 5Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall CollectionDAC GGD 131/N8 and N1/199 
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register3803 
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings (Morris)
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR C/13 , LOR C/40 (1 drawing- different house?)