The Hill House, Helensburgh

M207 The Hill House, Helensburgh

Address: Upper Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh G84 9AJ
Date: 1902–4
Client: Walter W. Blackie
Authorship: Authorship category 1 (Mackintosh) (Mackintosh)

Principal published and unpublished sources.

Published

Books

  • Roger Billcliffe, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Complete Furniture, Furniture Drawings and Interior Designs, Moffat, Dumfriesshire: Cameron & Hollis, 4th edn, 2009
  • Alan Crawford, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, London: Thames & Hudson, 1995
  • Thomas Howarth, Charles Rennie Mackintosh and the Modern Movement, London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 2nd edn, 1977
  • James Macaulay, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Hill House, London: Phaidon, 1994
  • John McKean, 'The Hill House', in Wendy Kaplan, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, New York and London: Abbeville Press, 1996, pp. 175–97
  • Robert Macleod, Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architect and Artist, London: Collins, 1983
  • Charles Marriott, Modern English Architecture, London: Chapman and Hall, 1924
  • Frank Arneil Walker and Fiona Sinclair, Buildings of Scotland: Argyll and Bute, London: Penguin, 2000, pp. 291–6
  • The Studio Year-book of Decorative Art, London; New York: The Studio, 1907, pp. 7, 32

Journals

  • Fernando Agnoletti, 'The Hill House Helensburgh', Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, 15, 1904–5, pp. 337–59
  • Walter W. Blackie, 'Memories of Charles Rennie Mackintosh – II', Scottish Art Review, 11, no. 4, 1968, pp. 6–11
  • Anne Ellis, 'Glass at The Hill House', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 62, Summer 1993, pp. 13–14
  • Anne Ellis, 'Recovery of the original drawing room scheme, The Hill House', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 65, Autumn 1994, pp. 5–7
  • William Nail, 'News of The Hill House Helensburgh', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 40, Summer 1985, p. 6
  • Brian Park, 'Cracking up: Hill House', Architects' Journal, 195, 13 May 1992, pp. 41–3
  • Philip A. Schreiber, 'Restoration at The Hill House', Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletterr, 53, Spring 1990, p. 7
  • Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, 19, 30 March 1904, p. 151; 21, 29 March 1905, p. 161
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society Newsletter, 5, Autumn 1974
  • Glasgow Herald, 10 May 1905, p. 11; 3 March 1906

Unpublished

  • Fernando Agnoletti, manuscript of article on The Hill House: The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, GLAHA 52554
  • Hiroaki Kimura, 'Charles Rennie Mackintosh: Architectural Drawings', unpublished PhD thesis, University of Glasgow, 1982, p. 44–6
  • Andrew P. K. Wright, The Hill House, Helensburgh: Evaluation of Condition and Significance, July 2012
  • Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: plans for flat conversion by Gillespie, Kidd & Coia, DBD/24/8–12
  • Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: survey drawings by S. Scott, G. Fraser and A. Leith, DBD/24/2–3, 13–15
  • Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: Quinquennial survey of The Hill House by Boys Jarvis Partnership, 1987, MS/503/3
  • The Hunterian, University of Glasgow: Sketcher's Notebook, GLAHA 53015/11–17, 19–20
  • Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute Archives: Helensburgh Dean of Guild plans, BH/10/1902/15
  • Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute Archives: Helensburgh Dean of Guild Court Book 1, BH/9/1, pp. 204, 207
  • Berlin, Werkbundarchiv, Museum der Dinge: Hermann Muthesius estate, letter from Mackintosh to Muthesius, 5 January 1903
  • Berlin, Werkbundarchiv, Museum der Dinge: Hermann Muthesius estate, letter from Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh to Frau Muthesius, Christmas 1904