Basic Site Details

Name: Courance House
City or county: Dumfriesshire
Country: Scotland
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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 11825(?) AdditionDate uncertain - although the estate of Upper Courance was sold by Francis Shorrt in 1825, so the work may date from around this time.


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 1Walter Newall A  Attribution - addition to earlier house which was retained to serve as rear wing.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Shorrt, FrancisProprietor in about 1816.
Item 2 of 2WightmanProprietor in the 1830s.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1MacKechnie, Aonghus1988Walter Newall, Architect in Dumfries Trans. Dumfres & Galloway Naturual History & Antiquarian Society, 3rd ser, lxiii 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3Caledonian Mercury1 February 1816   
Item 2 of 3Caledonian Mercury7 May 1825   
Item 3 of 3Caledonian Mercury24 August 1837