Basic Site Details

Name: Cameron House and estate buildings
City or county: Dunbartonshire/Stirlingshire
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 2House  
Item 2 of 2Estate  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 61789 AdditionWings containing library and kitchen
Item 2 of 618121814AdditionEnlargement of house and new offices
Item 3 of 61827  Alterations
Item 4 of 61865 Destruction/demolitionHouse destroyed except the library wing which was incorporated into the new house.
Item 5 of 618661867ReconstructionRebuilding of house after fire
Item 6 of 618701883 Other estate buildings


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 5James Brown C1789 'Probably' designed wings containing library and kitchen
Item 2 of 5James Gillespie Graham D18121814Enlargement of house and new offices
Item 3 of 5Robert Scott  1827 Alterations
Item 4 of 5William Spence A18661867Rebuilding of house after fire - incorporating library wing which remained
Item 5 of 5William Spence B18701883Other estate buildings


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Smollett, J RClient for Gillespie Graham work
Item 2 of 2Smollett, J R, CaptainClient for 1827 alterations


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, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp305

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register1121Cameron House with Terrace Walls
Item 2 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Cameron House Estate Papers RHP 8785/1-4
Item 3 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Smollett papers Bundle 14, 23, 43