Auchencraig, Largs

M040 Auchencraig, Largs

Address: Auchencraig, Irvine Road, Largs KA30 8EY
Date: 1891–3; 1894; 1895–6
Client: Dr Robert Kirkwood
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

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The job books of Honeyman & Keppie (later Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh) are now held by The Hunterian, University of Glasgow and include four volumes related to the Mackintosh period. The books were used by the firm to keep a project-by-project, day-by-day record of contractors, suppliers and expenditure. The name of a project and/or client is usually at the top of the left-hand page, followed by information about tradesmen who tendered. The name of the measurer (quantity surveyor) is usually at the top of the right-hand page, followed by information about payments to contractors and suppliers. All of the data for M000 is entered in the tables below.

Page numbering is not consistent in the job books. Sometimes a single number refers to a double-page spread and sometimes each page is individually numbered. Here, each image of a double-page spread is identified by the number given at the top of the left-hand page. (Images of all of the pages from the four job books can be found at Browse Job Books, Visit Book and Cash Book.)

The following information about M000 has been extracted from the job books:

Phase 1: House, 1891–3

Job book: 53059
Page: 139
Job book: 53061
Page: 69

Client: Dr Robert Kirkwood

Measurer: Danskin & Purdie

Tenders:

Contractor Type Address Date Value Accepted
no data in job book mason no data in job book no data in job book no data in job book no data in job book
no data in job book joiner no data in job book no data in job book no data in job book no data in job book
James Ingleton & Co. plumber no data in job book no data in job book 416 0s 0d no
Moses Speirs & Son plumber no data in job book no data in job book 355 0s 0d no
James Johnstone & Son plumber no data in job book no data in job book 394 0s 0d no
Thomas McKirdy plumber Largs no data in job book 414 3s 6d yes
(no data in job book)
James Caird & Co. plasterer no data in job book no data in job book 220 0s 0d no
George Nicol plasterer no data in job book no data in job book 239 9s 10d no
A. & D. MacKay slater no data in job book no data in job book 122 10s 6d no
S. Stewart & Son slater Largs no data in job book 101 14s 11d yes
(no data in job book)
John Bryden & Sons gasfitter & bellhanger Renfield Street no data in job book 50 2s 0d yes
(no data in job book)
Alex. Hutcheson gasfitter & bellhanger West Regent Street no data in job book 50 7s 3d no
Thomas McKirdy gasfitter & bellhanger Largs no data in job book 52 7s 11d yes
(no data in job book)
C. T. Bowie, Fisher & Co. painter Bothwell Street no data in job book no data in job book yes
(no data in job book)
John Orr & Co. painter Wellington Street no data in job book no data in job book no
H. L. Anderson painter St Vincent Street no data in job book no data in job book no
J. & W. Guthrie painter West George Street no data in job book no data in job book no
George Sellars painter West George Street no data in job book no data in job book no
J. B. Bennett & Co. painter Gordon Street no data in job book no data in job book no
A. M. Scott painter Sauchiehall Street no data in job book no data in job book no
Carlton & Co. painter St Vincent Street no data in job book no data in job book no

Payments (trades):

Name Type Payment out sum
John Caldwell mason Payment date: 26 December 1893
1781 8s 8d
W. & T. Duff joiner Payment date: 26 December 1893
1538 16s 8d
Thomas McKirdy plumber Payment date: 26 December 1893
371 7s 10d
Thomas McKirdy gasfitter Payment date: 26 December 1893
21 13s 11d
John Bryden & Sons bells Payment date: 26 December 1893
28 19s 3d
George Rome & Co. plasterer Payment date: 23 May 1893
208 3s 1d
S. Stewart & Son slater Payment date: 21 June 1893
102 14s 14d 1
C. T. Bowie, Fisher & Co. painter Payment date: 1 December 1893
179 3s 11d

Payments (suppliers):

Name Service Payment date Payment sum
McGeoch & Co. no data in job book 26 December 1893 42 19s 9d
George Adam Gates and hinges 20 January 1893 44 0s 0d
Thomas Main Grates 2 7 June 1893 113 10s 0d
Shaw & Walker Kitchen range 27 April 1893 19 12s 9d

Measurer fee payment: 111 1s 0d (26 December 1893)

Phase 2: Porch, 1894

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Phase 3: Porch and lodge, 1894–6

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Notes:

1: Includes 19s 4d for 'jobbing a/c'.

2: 'as per offer + 3.0.0 for Hall fireplace'.