Basic Site Details

Name: Houston House
City or county: Renfrewshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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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 31625   
Item 2 of 31872  Addition of south-east section
Item 3 of 318931895 Stable offices and addition


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 5David ThomsonArchitect 1872 Addition of south-east section
Item 2 of 5Andrew Rennie CrawfordArchitectA18931895Stable offices and addition - as assistant to Thomson & Menzies
Item 3 of 5Colin MenziesArchitectA18931895Stable offices and addition
Item 4 of 5David ThomsonArchitectA18931895Stable offices and addition
Item 5 of 5Thomson & MenziesArchitectural practiceA18931895Stable offices and addition


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Spiers, A AClient for additions etc.
Item 2 of 2Spiers, Captain, Trustees ofClient for 1872 work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1897   276

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12693 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSWeddell and Thomson Archive Summary Material (Handlists, Job lists etc) Thomson's job list
Item 3 of 4Professor David M Walker personal archiveProfessor David M Walker, notes and collection of archive material Letter from Elderslie and Houston estate
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Andrew Rennie Crawford: L v17 no1202