Basic Site Details

Name: Cloncaird Castle
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218101819Alteration/conversionConversion to 'toy fort'
Item 2 of 21819 Design exhibitedRobert Wallace exhibited designs for entrance gateway and lodge at the RA


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 2James Gillespie Graham A18101819Scheme of turning it into a 'toy fort'
Item 2 of 2Robert Wallace B1819 May have drawn up design for house in 1810 ('Buildings of Scotland' suggests this although he was only 20 at the time). Designs for entrance gateway and lodge exhibited ta RA 1819.


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 Pressp220-1
Item 2 of 2Royal Academy1819