View of Windyhill from the north, Kilmacolm

Keniger, Michael, 1947-. View of Windyhill from the north, Kilmacolm.

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Title View of Windyhill from the north, Kilmacolm
Alternative Title North facade of Windyhill, Kilmacolm
Abstract/Summary The exterior of Windyhill is finished in grey roughcast or 'harling', a means of weatherproofing Scottish houses in use since the fifteenth century. The pitched roofs, gable ends and stout chimneys are other obvious vernacular elements. The sizes and positioning of windows relate to the lighting and privacy requirements of the rooms behind.
Date of construction 1900-1901
Date photo taken 2000
Date scanned 2012-11-26
Publisher The University of Queensland Library
Architect Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Photographer Keniger, Michael, 1947-
Location Rowantreehill Road
United Kingdom
Open Access Status Other
Category Dwellings
Subcategory Houses
Period Federation (1890-1915)
Style Arts and Crafts
Condition Original
Structural Systems & Elements Masonry construction
Roughcast walls
Building Materials Glass
Architectural Features Chimneys
Sash windows
Stone walls
Surrounding Features Roads & streets
Rights Research and private study only. Not to be reproduced without prior written permission. Rights holder: Michael Keniger
References Wilhide, Elizabeth. 'The Mackintosh Style'. London: Pavilion Books Limited, 1998.

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