Basic Site Details

Name: Caldwell House
Town, district or village: Uplawmoor
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
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Notes: This is either in East Ayrshire or Renfrewshire

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21773  Original building by R & J Adam
Item 2 of 21927  Conversion to psychiatric hospital - alterations, additions and new garden wall

People

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 6James AdamArchitectC17731774 
Item 2 of 6R & J AdamArchitectural practiceC17731774 
Item 3 of 6Robert AdamArchitectC17731774 
Item 4 of 6Alexander MairArchitectB19271929Conversion to psychiatric hospital - alterations, additions and new garden wall
Item 5 of 6Allan Stevenson, Mair & CasselsArchitectural practiceB19271929Conversion to psychiatric hospital - alterations, additions and new garden wall
Item 6 of 6Thomas McGill CasselsArchitectB19271929Conversion to psychiatric hospital - alterations, additions and new garden wall

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Govan Board of ControlClient for conversion into psychiatric hospital
Item 2 of 2Mure, WilliamClient for Adam house

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 5Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASpp97-8
Item 2 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 3 of 5Davis, Michael C1991The Castles and Mansions of Ayrshire Ardrishaig, Argyll: privately publishedpp193-5
Item 4 of 5Richardson, HarrietN.D.Scottish Hospitals Survey Unpublished typescript (copy in DMW Archive) 
Item 5 of 5Sweeney, Dan2015Postscript to the Past: Lost Mansions and Houses of Renfrewshire Windan Presspp4, 5

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Ayrshire Archives (from February 2007)Darley- Hay Partnership archive Plans for 1927 additions, alterations and garden wall