Basic Site Details

Name: Murdostoun
Town, district or village: Newmains
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Cambusnethan
Status: B Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Cost of 1881 additions: 2,301.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Murdostoun Castle Nursing HomeYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5c. 1735c. 1740Build/construction 
Item 2 of 5c. 1800 Alterations and additionsHeightened and partly rebuilt
Item 3 of 51881  Alterations
Item 4 of 5Before 1906  Additions
Item 5 of 51935  Alterations - internal and external


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 6William AdamArchitectGc. 1735c. 1740 
Item 2 of 6John HoneymanArchitect 1881 Alterations
Item 3 of 6Henry ('Harry') Ramsay TaylorArchitectABefore 1906 Additions
Item 4 of 6James LesselsArchitectABefore 1906 Additions
Item 5 of 6James Lessels and Harry Ramsay TaylorArchitectural practiceABefore 1906 Additions
Item 6 of 6James Grant ShearerArchitect 1935 Alterations - internal and external


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 4Inglis, AlexanderClient for William Adam work
Item 2 of 4Stewart, Captain J C 
Item 3 of 4Stewart, Colonel 
Item 4 of 4Stewart, Robert KingJob book says R W Stewart


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Anon1743Braco Case Petitions and Depositions  10, 23, 46
Item 2 of 2Stark, David2004Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., 1854 to 2004 Glasgow: Stenlake Publishing Ltdp81

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register14187 
Item 2 of 4Hunterian MuseumMackintosh Collection Job book
Item 3 of 4Keppie Design (David Stark)Database of jobs by Honeyman and Keppie No 189a
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers James Grant Shearer: L no5519 (combined box 85) and F no4072 (box 32); Harry Ramsay Taylor: F v18 p29 no1188 (microfilm reel 12)