Alterations to Rosslea, Rhu (Row)

M006 Alterations to Rosslea, Rhu (Row)

Address: Ferry Road, Rhu (Row) G84 8NF
Date: 1888–9
Client: Alexander Dennistoun
Authorship: Authorship category 4 (Office) (Office)

This large house in Rhu (formerly known as Row), N. of Helensburgh, was designed by John Baird II before 1876. 1 In 1888–9, John Honeyman & Keppie carried out some unspecified alterations to the drawing room.

Authorship: This is one of over 270 jobs carried out in the office of John Honeyman & Keppie (Honeyman, Keppie & Mackintosh from 1901) during Mackintosh's time there. Mackintosh undoubtedly worked on many of these, but there is no specific evidence for his involvement in this case.

Cost from office job book: £140 14s 2d

Status: Standing building

Current name: Rosslea Hall Hotel

Current use: Hotel (2014)

RCAHMS Site Number: NS28SE 234

Grid Reference: NS 26583 83968

GPS coordinates: lat = 56.010246, lng = -4.7999978   (Map)


1: 'John Baird II', Dictionary of Scottish Architects, 1840–1980, [accessed 28 November 2011].