Basic Site Details

Name: Airthrey Castle
Town, district or village: Bridge of Allan
City or county: Stirlingshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: HS list gives 'Inv 287' as reference

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Airthrey Castle Maternity Hospital c.1941-1969

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2Castle  
Item 2 of 2University  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 317901791Build/constructionOriginal house by Robert Adam
Item 2 of 31889  Additions
Item 3 of 3c. 1941Before 1969 Used as maternity hospital


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 Adam B17901791 
Item 2 of 5R & J Adam B17901791 
Item 3 of 5Robert Adam B17901791 
Item 4 of 5Andrew Rennie Crawford A1889 Large additions - as apprentice to David Thomson
Item 5 of 5David Thomson A1889 Large additions


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Graham, DonaldClient for additions (as listed in A R Crawford's LRIBA papers)
Item 2 of 3Graham, RobertClient for additions (Job list in Weddell & Thomson archive gives Donald Graham)
Item 3 of 3Haldane, RobertClient for Robert Adam house


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Gifford, John and Walker, Frank Arneil2002Stirling and Central Scotland (The Buildings of Scotland) New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp114-115
Item 3 of 5Glasgow Institute of Fine Arts1893   813 (David Thomson)
Item 4 of 5RCAHMS Inventory of Stirlingshire  No 287
Item 5 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10412STIRLING UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, AIRTHREY CASTLE
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Rennie Crawford: L v17 no1202