Basic Site Details

Name: The Hill House
Town, district or village: Helensburgh
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost: 6,504.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1House  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 18, Upper Colquhoun StreetYes 

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 519021904  
Item 2 of 51912  Further work
Item 3 of 511 June 1928  Extension of gardener's house
Item 4 of 519821985Restoration 
Item 5 of 51990 Build/constructionLamp standards adapted from design by Mackintosh on kerbside

People

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 9Charles Rennie Mackintosh A19021904 
Item 2 of 9Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh A19021904 
Item 3 of 9Charles Rennie Mackintosh B1912 Further work
Item 4 of 9Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh B1912 Further work
Item 5 of 9Robert Wemyss  1928 Extension of gardener's house
Item 6 of 9The Boys Jarvis Partnership D19821985Restoration and repair
Item 7 of 9William Geoffrey Jarvis D19821984Restoration and repair - partner in charge.
Item 8 of 9William Nail D19821985Restoration - as job architect
Item 9 of 9Strathclyde Regional Council Department of Architecture and Related Services F1990 Lamp standards adapted from design by Mackintosh on kerbside

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Blackie, Walter WOriginal client, and client for 1928 work
Item 2 of 2National Trust for ScotlandClient for 1980s repair work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 8Academy Architecture1906 Part 2 pp73-75
Item 2 of 8Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p15
Item 3 of 8Billcliffe, Roger1979Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings & Interior Designs Guildford & London: Lutterworth Presspp140-50, 153-8, 181-3 and 197
Item 4 of 8Howarth, Thomas1977Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern MovementSecond EditionLondon: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltdpp98-107
Item 5 of 8Macaulay, James1994Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Hill House   
Item 6 of 8McDonald, William (ed)1999Burgh of Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Records 1875-1975 Argyll & Bute Council Library & Information Service and Argyll & Bute Archives 
Item 7 of 8Robertson, Pamela and Johnston, J Stewart1996Charles Rennie Mackintoshexhibition catalogueGlasgow: Glasgow Museumspp173-97
Item 8 of 8Walker, F A2000Argyll and Bute (The Buildings of Scotland)  p296

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Argyll & Bute Council ArchivesHelensburgh Dean of Guild Box 1902-1904: 15/1902; 27/1902; 12/1928
Item 2 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register34761 
Item 3 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job Book. Also for 1912 work
Item 4 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 327 and 361