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Architecture Notes

Event ID 844601

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes



Lochnaw Drawings

NMRS Photograhic Survey of drawings for Lochnaw Castle including: portfolio of designs for James gillespie Graham (after 1816); portfolio of designs for castellated additions attributed to Archibald elliot no date; working drawings for Elliot's additions; designs for the Library at Edmond Castle, Cumberland by Sir Robert Smirke; and surveys and designs for Leswalt Church.

Copied 1987 Inventory 163


Scottish Record Office:

Lochnaw. Detailed description (room by room) of the Castle given in printed particualrs of the Estate which was for sale.

Illustrations: Lochnaw Castle from the gardens

Lochnaw Castle from the White Loch

Plan of the Estate

1921 GD 154/811

Artist unnamed

Oil painting, listed in the Inventories od Sir William Andrew Noel Agnew's Trust

ND GD 154/824/14 and 15

Proposal to establish a girl's boarding school at the Castle.

Description of the Castle and grounds with comments on suitablility.


c.1946 GD 154/826

Sketch plan of a conservatory.

1854 GD 154/900/1

Account for the mason work done for the addition at Lochnaw Castle up to October 1820.

Mason: James McKie

1820 GD 154/499/9

Alterations to Lochnaw Castle

Letters from Richard Park, architect, to Sir William Andrew Agnew. They concern an alcove for the billiard room, alterations to the housekeeper's room and the Dining Room and the question of a lift.

1899 GD 154/503

Specifications for building an addition to Lochnaw Castle agreeable to plans and elevations by the architect Archibald Elliot.

1820 GD 154/499/1

Renewal of structural woodwork of Melon House at Lochnaw Castle.

Estimate from MacKenzie and Moncur Ltd. for £45

1912 GD 154/504

Estimate for a 4 storey addition with tower and battlements to Lochnaw Castle.

Cost £6, 214.16.4

Architect: Archibald Elliot

1820 GD 154/499/2

Building, finishing and furnishing castle. Addition of accounts amounts to £12671.0.4. Architect: David Hamilton. He received £262.14.0 for his plans and £404.5.0 for marbles.

1816 GD 154/495

Approval of Galdenoch quarry by Archibald Elliot to provide stone for building the addition to Lochnaw Castle.

1820 GD 154/499/6


Letters from Richard Park to Sir Andrew Agnew.

(1) Alteration to House Keeper's Room and Dining Room. To be carried out as drawn.

(2) Question fo a lift

(3) Sketch apparently sent showing Billiard Room windows with brick mullion 11" broad between them.

Iron casements - Burt and Potts, 38 York Street, Westminster.

(4) Confusion over chimney head for Lady Agnews Room.

1899 GD 154/503/1

Letter 2.

Alcove in Billiard Room. Walls of stone - says they will make it clumsy looking and the cast iron pillars daft. Tells him to stick to brick and cement rough cast-coloured to match old walls.

Reminds Sir A. that house is Scotch and not Elizabethan!

Letter 3. W.C. window. Ribbed glass.

Letter 4. Missing.

Letter 5. Billiard Room alcove. Beams and columns estimate. Asks for Sir A's choice of mason to be made known quickly.

Scottish Record Office:

1818 Garden Bridge built.

1819 New part of Lochnaw Castle begun. Foundation stone laid. My Lord's tower built by Ld. Kingsdale on the Craighead.

1820 Wash house beceomes pigeon house.

1822 Thos. Morlands House at the Gate built.

1824 The American Garden formed on the peat mound and the seat put up them.

1826 Entrance hall used for the first time.

1827 2 bedrooms occupied.

1828 New finished dining room occupied as a drawing room.

1829 John Gibbs cottage at gate built.

Porch to new house finished.

1830 Larbrax Cottage completed.

1831 Oak stair case finihsed at Lochnaw.

1832 Summer parlour completed.

1836 American garden enlarged.

1837 New kitchen added to Larbrax. Library became a sitting room. Cow house rebuilt.

GD 154/711

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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