Basic Site Details

Name: Cathkin House
Town, district or village: Carmunnock
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: Colvin describes the James Ramsay house as 'agreeably unpretentious and rather old-fashioned'.

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 31799 Build/construction 
Item 2 of 3December 1919 Plans datedPlans for additions
Item 3 of 31922 Design exhibitedAlterations including entrance door


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 5James RamsayArchitect, Garden designerB1799  
Item 2 of 5David SalmondArchitectA1922 Alterations including entrance door
Item 3 of 5James Henry GrayArchitectA1922 Alterations including entrance door
Item 4 of 5John WatsonArchitectA1922 Alterations including entrance door
Item 5 of 5Watson, Salmond & GrayArchitectural practiceA1922 Alterations including entrance door


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Macrae, Walter EwingClient for James Ramsay house
Item 2 of 2Train, JohnClient for Watson Salmond & Gray work


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 2Glasgow Gentry1878The Old Country Houses of Old Glasgow Gentry  xxi
Item 2 of 2Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts1922   657 (Watson Salmond & Gray design for entrance door)

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register33705 
Item 2 of 2Mitchell Library GlasgowOffice Plans and drawings of Watson, Salmond & Gray32