Basic Site Details

Name: Kirkmichael House
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Jacobethan

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Barony College Agricultural College
Item 2 of 2The Barony  

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 31834 Build/constructionColvin gives 1832-3
Item 2 of 31912  Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 319841991Alteration/conversionConversion to agricultural college.


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 6William Burn H1834 Colvin gives 1832-3
Item 2 of 6Barbour & Bowie A1912 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 6James Barbour A1912 Alterations and additions
Item 4 of 6John McLintock Bowie A1912 Alterations and additions
Item 5 of 6Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council Property Services E19841991Conversion to agricultural college.
Item 6 of 6Peter Nelson E19841991Conversion to agricultural college - as architect in Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council Property Services.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Lyon, J SFor Burn house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p123

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Gentleman's Magazine1833ix p5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Dumfries & Galloway CouncilJames Barbour drawings, Sutherland Dickie & Copland Archive (many not traced, 2010) 338 and 453
Item 2 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10418 
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Drawings Collection