Basic Site Details

Name: Ewart Institute
Town, district or village: Newton Stewart
City or county: Wigtownshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Newton Stewart, N.B. For tho erection of the School, the master's house, the outbuildings, etc, of the proposed Ewart Institute, on the site of the Old Hall-garden, Newton Stewart. Plans, etc, at the National Bank of Scotland, Newton Stewart, Tenders to 1st January, to Alexander Waugh, National Bank of Scotland, Newton-Stewart, factor and agent to the trustees. [Building News 6 December 1861 p973]

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 3December 1861 Contracts advertised 
Item 2 of 318621864Build/construction 
Item 3 of 31868(?)1869AdditionNorth east tower added


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 4Thomas CookArchitect 18621864 
Item 2 of 4C H Wilson & D ThomsonArchitectural practiceA1868(?)1868North east tower added - presumably completed by Wilson after dissolution of partnership
Item 3 of 4Charles Heath WilsonArchitectA1868(?)1869North east tower added
Item 4 of 4David ThomsonArchitectA1868(?)1868North east tower added - presumably completed by Wilson after dissolution of partnership


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, Wyman 
Item 2 of 2Gifford, John1996Dumfries and Galloway (The Buildings of Scotland)  p474

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News6 December 1861  p973 -contracts open