Basic Site Details

Name: Comlongon Castle and mansion house
Town, district or village: Comlongon
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 20,000.

Alternative Names

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

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 11900  Mansion house


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 4James Barbour A19001903General idea (details by John McLintock Bowie)
Item 2 of 4John McLintock Bowie A19001903Working drawings, details etc (general idea by James Barbour)
Item 3 of 4William Bell A1900(?)1903Drawings, as apprentice/assistant to Barbour & Bowie
Item 4 of 4Barbour & Bowie A19021903 


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Mansfield, Earl of 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghno 469 (drawing by William Bell)

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) 63
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register17245 
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Architects Index  
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John McLintock Bowie: F v19 p5 no1354 (microfilm reel 12)