Basic Site Details

Name: Monreith House
City or county: Wigtownshire
Country: Scotland
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Plans at house.


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41791 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 41812  Proposed scheme for refronting the house - only porch added?
Item 3 of 41878  West wing added
Item 4 of 41939  Alterations to west wing


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 5Alexander Stevens junior A1791  
Item 2 of 5(Sir) Robert Smirke  1812 Proposed scheme for refronting the house - porch added
Item 3 of 5Richard Park  1878 West wing added
Item 4 of 5John Stewart A1939 Alterations to west wing
Item 5 of 5Stewart & Paterson A1939 Alterations to west wing


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Maxwell, Sir WilliamClient for original 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)  p448

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register19561 
Item 2 of 3NASSC Archives (Sc)SC 19/65/1 
Item 3 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies of original drawings by Park and Stewart & Paterson. Acc No 1999/11. Originals Mr & Mrs Tossnie