Basic Site Details

Name: Duncow House
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: DUNCOW, DUMFRIESSHIRE, SCOTLAND. - For the various works required in the erection of a mansion house for James Heron, Esq, of Duncow. Plans, etc, at the office of Alexander Crombie, architect. High-street, Dumfries. Tenders either for the whole in one sum or separately to April 4.[ Building News 16 March 1860 p216 ]

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 118591860 House, stables and lodge


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 3Colin L M (or S M ) Swanson B  Instructed Scott Morton & Co on interior work - date unknown
Item 2 of 3Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) B  Interior work, instructed by Swanson - date unknown
Item 3 of 3Alexander Crombie A18591860House, stables and lodge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Heron, James of Duncow


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p284

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News16 March 1860  p216 - contracts

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on involvement of Scott Morton & Co