Auchinibert, Killearn

M254 Auchinibert, Killearn

Address: Killearn G63 9PY
Date: 1905–8
Client: F. J. Shand
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Photograph of front entrance detail at Auchinibert

1905
September: F. J. Shand consults Mackintosh about the design of his proposed new house. 1
1906
April–May: Plans for Auchinibert drawn by Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh. 2
9 June: Tenders accepted for mason, joiner, plumber and plaster work. 3
20 June: Plans approved by the Western District Committee of the County of Stirlingshire. 4
21 September: First payment to mason. 5
1908
August–December: Final payments to mason, joiner and plumber. 6
1910
21 November: Earliest tender for 'alterations' designed by Campbell, Hislop & Welsh. 7
1911
February–December: Contractors paid for alterations. 520 15s 6d paid to Robert Simpson for 'various works', including 'deafening'; 177 1s 6d paid to William Douglas & Sons for painting. 8
29 March: Campbell, Hislop & Welsh's fee of 25 paid. 9
1913
17 July: 124 9s 4d paid to John Craig & Sons for joiner work. 10
1914
31 August: 705 12s 5d paid to J. B. Meiklejohn for 'electrical work'. 11
28 December: 287 19s 8d paid to Robert Simpson, mason and wright, for work including a 'potting shed' and 'dry rot' treatment. 12
1916
23 August: Payments made for 'new garden house', amounting to 54 13s 10d. 13
c. 1975
Double garage formed out of wash-house and kitchen yard; part of service wing converted into a flat, with new external entrance. 14

Notes:

1: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: letter from Mackintosh to F. J. Shand, 13 September 1905, GLAHA 55479; letter from Mackintosh to F. J. Shand, 15 September 1905, GLAHA 55480.

2: Stirling Council Archives Service: building plans for Western District of Stirlingshire, 14/1906.

3: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, pp. 96–7.

4: Stirling Council Archives Service: Register of New Buildings, Western District of Stirlingshire.

5: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 96.

6: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh job book, GLAHA 53062, p. 96.

7: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

8: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

9: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: client accounts of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1897–1910, MS Hislop B.1, p. 139.

10: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

11: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

12: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

13: University of Glasgow Library, Department of Special Collections: clients' ledger of Campbell, Hislop & Welsh for 1898–1920, MS Hislop B.2, pp. 291, 293, 377.

14: Alison Harris, A Report on the Present and Future Condition of the Remaining Buildings of Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Dip.Arch. dissertation, Glasgow School of Art, 1976.