Alterations and additions to Robinsfield, Bardowie

MX.08 Alterations and additions to Robinsfield, Bardowie

Address: Balmore Road, Bardowie G62 6ER
Date: c. 1895; c. 1910
Client: Robert Macaulay Stevenson

Photograph of main entrance, Robinsfield

1890
Robinsfield acquired by the landscape painter Robert Macaulay Stevenson. 1
1895
Transformation into 'an ideal home and studio' in progress. 2
c. 1910
The Stevensons leave Robinsfield to live in France, following Robert Macaulay Stevenson's bankruptcy. Mackintosh draws rough plan of studio and makes notes for redecoration, probably for Hugh R. Buchanan. 3
c. 1985-7
Robinsfield subdivided into flats. 4

Notes:

1: George Eyre-Todd, Who's Who in Glasgow in 1909, Glasgow: Gowans & Gray, 1909, p. 199.

2: New York Times, 20 August 1895, p. 4.

3: Edinburgh Gazette, 29 July 1910, p. 812; Ailsa Tanner, ‘Glasgow Girls (act. 1880–1920)’, in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: GLAHA 53015/2, GLAHA 53015/6 (MX.08-001).

4: Edinburgh Gazette, 4 January 1985, p. 7; information from owners (2011).