Basic Site Details

Name: Turnberry Hotel and Railway Station
Town, district or village: Turnberry
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B listed
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 319041907Build/construction 
Item 2 of 31934 AdditionStaff hostel
Item 3 of 319901991AdditionCountry club and spa


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 9Alexander McInnes Gardner A19031905(?)As assistant to James Miller
Item 2 of 9James Miller A19031907 
Item 3 of 9Harold Haynes Matthews B19301934Staff hostel added
Item 4 of 9London Midland and Scottish Railway Company B19301934Staff hostel added
Item 5 of 9Glass Murray Architects C1990(?)1993Designed new country club and spa, linked to the main building.

This needs to be double checked.
Item 6 of 9Cunningham Glass Partnership D19901991Country club and spa - 'Buildings of Scotland'
Item 7 of 9Henry Frederick Glass D19901991Country club and spa
Item 8 of 9James Napier Cunningham D19901991Country club and spa
Item 9 of 9Stuart Lister Ingram D19901991Country club and spa


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Glasgow and South-Western Railway Company 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Academy Architecture1904 part 1 p77
Item 2 of 5Carter, Oliver1990An illustrated History of British Railway Hotels, 1838-1983 Silver Link, St Michael's Lanespp75-76
Item 3 of 5Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp669
Item 4 of 5RSA1904   475
Item 5 of 5RSA1907   432, 439

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 6Architect8 November 1907   
Item 2 of 6Ayrshire Advertiser10 May 1906   
Item 3 of 6British Architect7 August 1903  Page viii - contracts open
Item 4 of 6Building News14 August 1903  p226 - contracts
Item 5 of 6Scotsman5 August 1903  p1 (Check)
Item 6 of 6Scotsman11 October 1993  Smoothly Blended, by Brian Edwards

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register7618 
Item 2 of 3National Archives of ScotlandRecords relating to Turnberry Hotel, including plans, elevations etc BR/GSW/4/77; BR/AP/S/358; RHP16293; RHP16294; RHP17401.
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Alexander McInnes Gardner: L v17 no1281: Matthews: F no4940 (Combined Box 44)