Basic Site Details

Name: The Towans
Town, district or village: Prestwick
City or county: Ayrshire
Country: Scotland
Status: Delisted
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Notes: This building has been misattributed to A N Paterson in some secondary sources, but primary sources confirm that it is by Burnet.

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Powmill RoadYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1c. 1897   


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 2(Sir) John James BurnetArchitectAc. 1897  
Item 2 of 2John Burnet & SonArchitectural practiceAc. 1897  


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Close, Robert1992Ayrshire and Arran, an Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIASp38 - misattributes to A N Paterson
Item 2 of 2Edinburgh Architectural Association1907Edinburgh Architectural Association Exhibition Catalogue Edinburghnos 387 & 388

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register40333De-listed April 2015