Basic Site Details

Name: Barjarg Tower
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Keir
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 41600s1700s Original house
Item 2 of 41811 Repair 
Item 3 of 41864  Alterations
Item 4 of 41914  Major remodelling


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 5Walter Newall B1811 Repairs
Item 2 of 5James Barbour  1864 Alterations
Item 3 of 5Barbour & Bowie A1914 Major remodelling
Item 4 of 5David Robertson A1914 Major remodelling - as chief assistant to Barbour & Bowie
Item 5 of 5John McLintock Bowie A1914 Major remodelling

Related Buildings, Structures and Designs

Child Structures

This structure or site has the following component or child structures (click on an item to view details):
 Building NameNotes
Item 1 of 7Auchnage, Barjarg Estate 
Item 2 of 7Barjarg Estate, hayshed at Laggan 
Item 3 of 7Barjarg, barn 
Item 4 of 7Barjarg, gardener's cottage 
Item 5 of 7Glenlaugh, BarjargAlso Farmsteading?
Item 6 of 7Hayshed 
Item 7 of 7The Drum, Barjarg Estate 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  120
Item 2 of 2MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 1106
Item 2 of 4Dumfries Archive CentreWalter Newall Collection Sketch elevation of house
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10220 
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers David Robertson: F no3509 (box 24)