Basic Site Details

Name: Carnsalloch House
Town, district or village: Kirkmahoe
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A 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 4Late 1750s Build/constructionOriginal house built. WAre designs dated from about 1754-5.
Item 2 of 41847  Chapel
Item 3 of 41892  Alterations to south wing
Item 4 of 4c. 1910  Minor 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 6Isaac Ware Bc. 1754 Attribution
Item 2 of 6Edward Buckton Lamb  1847 Chapel
Item 3 of 6James Barbour  1892 Alterations to south wing
Item 4 of 6J M Dick Peddie & Forbes Smith Ac. 1910 Minor alterations
Item 5 of 6James Forbes Smith Ac. 1910 Minor alterations
Item 6 of 6John More Dick Peddie Ac. 1910 Minor alterations


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Campbell-Johnston of Carnsalloch1847 Chapel


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 3Gee, C R1988Edward Buckton Lamb, 1806-69   
Item 3 of 3Ware, Isaac1757A Complete Body of Architecture  Illustrates a 'House built for Alexander Johnston, Esq, in Scotland'. The design does not correspond to any house known to have been built in Scotland at this date but Alexander Johnstone was the builder of Carnsalloch, a Palladian mansion with features for which Ware might well have been responsible.

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) 64
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10301Listing for chapel
Item 3 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10300Listing for main house
Item 4 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDick Peddie and McKay Collection DPM 1910/26/1