Basic Site Details

Name: Gilmour Girls' Cottage Home
Town, district or village: Croftamie, Drymen
City or county: Dunbartonshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: A feu has just been taken off at Drymen, N.B. for the erection of a Cottage Holiday Home for the Scottish Girls Friendly Society. This home is to be built by Mr and Mrs William Ewing Gilmour, in memory of their deceased eldest daughter, and will be named, "The Jessie Campbell Gilmour Cottage Holiday Home." The building will cost about 3,000.[Building News 14 January 1898 p60]

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1The Jessie Campbell Gilmour Cottage Holiday Home  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 11898   


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 2Andrew Edwin Martin A1898 As assistant to John Archibald Campbell
Item 2 of 2John Archibald Campbell A1898  


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Gilmour, William Ewing 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Academy Architecture1898 part 1 80, 88
Item 2 of 3RSA1899   571
Item 3 of 3RSA1902   552

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Architect17 January 1902   
Item 2 of 2Building News14 January 1898  p60

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Glasgow University Library Special CollectionsHislop & Welsh CollectionGB 0247 MS Hislop 12/1-32 
Item 2 of 2RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Edwin Martin: L v25 no2025