Addition and alterations to Morland, Skelmorlie

M076 Addition and alterations to Morland, Skelmorlie

Address: Long Hill, Skelmorlie PA17 5DS
Date: 1892–4; 1895
Client: Laurence Robertson
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)
1892
5 November: John Honeyman & Keppie make pencil drawings of proposed additions. 1
11 November: John Honeyman & Keppie make amended drawings, showing music room measuring 38 ft x 25 ft (11.58 m x 7.62 m). 2
17 November: John Honeyman & Keppie make amended drawings of music room measuring 25 ft x 25 ft (7.62 m x 7.62 m), 'with large corner window and high tower over entrance'. 3
25 November: John Keppie makes site visit. Mr & Mrs Robertson approve latest sketch plans. Keppie to prepare working drawings in pencil. 4
1 December: Pencil drawings submitted and approved; drawings to be inked in, and scale drawings to be made. 5
7 December: Working drawings in ink submitted, plus scale drawings in pencil. Probable cost: 2000. 6
15 December: Amended drawings submitted, probable cost 1700. 7
1893
27 January: Tenders received. 8
1894
August–October: Final payments to major contractors. 9
1895
July–November: Unspecified work, presumably to interior, involving a marble fender. 10
1982
House subdivided into separate dwellings. 11

Notes:

1: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

2: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

3: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

4: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

5: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

6: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

7: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie visit book, GLAHA 53060, p. 27.

8: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, pp. 208–10.

9: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie job book, GLAHA 53059, pp. 208–10.

10: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: John Honeyman & Keppie / Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53061, p. 139.

11: David Stark, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Co., Catrine, Ayrshire: Stenlake Publishing, 2004, p. 114.