Basic Site Details

Name: Auchentroig House
Town, district or village: Drymen
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Also undated cutting about the fire in the possession of Father Seamus Rehill of St Patrick's Missionary Seminary dated 9 October 1923. NB Examples of the toilet designed by Lorimer (stamped 'Remirol') in house.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2St Patrick's College  
Item 2 of 2St Patrick's Missionary SeminaryYes 

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 319011903 Remodelling and enlargement
Item 2 of 3January 1927  Survey drawings dated
Item 3 of 3February 1927  Drawings for alterations dated


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 6Ebeneezer Simpson B19011903Remodelling and enlargement
Item 2 of 6Scott Morton & Co (later Scott Morton & Tynecastle Co Ltd; finally Scott Morton Ltd) Bc. 1901(?)c. 1903(?)Interior work, instructed by Ebenezer Simpson - date unknown, but presumably around the time of his own work on the building?
Item 3 of 6(Captain) Eric Sinclair Bell  1927 Rebuilding after fire
Item 4 of 6(Sir) Robert Stodart Lorimer A1927 Alterations
Item 5 of 6John Fraser Matthew A1927 Alterations
Item 6 of 6Lorimer & Matthew A1927 Alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp293

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Stirling Journal and Advertiser30 October 1903   
Item 2 of 2Stirling Journal and Advertiser11 October 1923  Report on fire

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register48991 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSLorimer and Matthew Collection LOR A/14
Item 3 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Information on Scott Morton & Co involvement
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Eric Sinclair Bell: F no3540 (box 25)