Basic Site Details

Name: Cambusdoon House
Town, district or village: Alloway
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Demolished
Grid ref:
Notes: House burnt 1970 and demolished

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31850s(?) AdditionPlans drawn up for vinery
Item 2 of 318531854Build/constructionDate given in Buildings of Scotland
Item 3 of 31970 Demolition 


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 4George Bell I A1850s(?) Plans drawn up for vinery
Item 2 of 4Clarke & Bell B1850s(?) Plans drawn up for vinery
Item 3 of 4William Clarke B1850s(?) Plans drawn up for vinery
Item 4 of 4David Bryce  1853 Attribution by Davis on sound stylistic grounds


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Baird, John, ironmaster 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp93
Item 2 of 2Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedp195

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1State Library, New South WalesSketchbook and scrapbook of architectural plans and tracings Plates 109-111, 113, 115-122