Basic Site Details

Name: Broadmeadows
Town, district or village: Symington
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Hansel VillageYes 

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 319311935 House, garages, stables, lodge and formal gardens
Item 2 of 31935 Design exhibited 
Item 3 of 3Early 1970s Plans drawn upHansel Village planned and built


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 8Robert Allan & PartnersArchitectural practiceB  Initial planning of village with Guy H Copeland in charge.
Item 2 of 8Richard Mervyn Noad (or simply Mervyn Noad)ArchitectA19311935House, garages, stables, lodge and formal gardens
Item 3 of 8Alastair Frew Wallace (or Alexander Frew Wallace)ArchitectA19331935House, garages, stables, lodge and formal gardens
Item 4 of 8Noad & WallaceArchitectural practiceA19331935House, garages, stables, lodge and formal gardens
Item 5 of 8Brian Irving Archibald LightbodyArchitectD1970s Design and construction of village
Item 6 of 8Michael Laird & Partners D1970s Design and construction of village
Item 7 of 8Guy Sanderson CopelandArchitectCEarly 1970s Partner in charge of planning of village
Item 8 of 8Robert Allan & PartnersArchitectural practiceCEarly 1970s Planning of village - Copeland in charge


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Agnew, J Percival, Mr & Mrs 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 6Close, Rob and Riches, Anne2012The Buildings of Scotland: Ayrshire & Arran New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp648
Item 2 of 6Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp53
Item 3 of 6Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately published 
Item 4 of 6NMRS NMRS Jubilee: A Guide to the Collections  p52
Item 5 of 6Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1936   354, 355, 363 & 364
Item 6 of 6RSA1935   608, 612, 619

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3DMW Archive (per Charles McKean)Mervyn Noad list compiled by Noad in response to questionnaire  
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSPhotographic Album ex Noad & Wallace, made up c.1924 Listed in RIAS Collection
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers R Mervyn Noad: F no4552 (combined box 21); A Frew Wallace: F no4554 (combined box 21)