Basic Site Details

Name: Raehills House
Town, district or village: Johnstonebridge
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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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 41786  Original house by Alexander Stevens Junior
Item 2 of 418291834Build/constructionLarge additions. Drawings dated 1829-=30 but Louson and New Statistical Account show that the work was still in progress in 1833-34.
Item 3 of 41877  Minor alterations
Item 4 of 41879  Alterations to house and addition of laundry


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 3Alexander Stevens junior A1786  
Item 2 of 3William Burn  18291834Large additions
Item 3 of 3James Barbour  1877 Minor additions and alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Hope-Johnstone, J JFor Burn work.
Item 2 of 2Hopetoun, 3rd Earl ofClient for original house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1New Statistical Account of Scotland New Statistical Account of Scotland  iv, p158-9

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gardener's Magazine1833IX p5. Article by J C Loudon

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) 512 , 1193 and 1194
Item 2 of 4Hopetoun HouseHopetoun House drawings and archive Building accounts
Item 3 of 4National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House PlansRHP 83396-7 
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Drawing sdated 1829-30