James Barbour (architectour)

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James Barbour (1834 - 5 May 1912) wis a Scottish architectour responseeble for ower fower hunner biggins in Dumfriesshire an Kirkcudbrightshire.[1] His twin brither Robert set up the drapers shop in Dumfries that turnt intae the business R Barbour & Sons.[2]

James Barbour wis born in Dunscore an stairtit his trainin in Dumfries in c. 1848-1849 wit Walter Newall. He set up his ain practice in 1860.[1]

He wis a member o the Dumfriesshire and Galloway Natural History and Antiquarian Society an Fellow o the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. He excavated the Roman site at Birrens.[1]

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  1. a b c "Dictionary of Scottish Architects - DSA Architect Biography Report (August 16, 2020, 10:22 am)". www.scottisharchitects.org.uk. Archived frae the original on 20 Julie 2016. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
  2. "Home - Barbours". www.barbours.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 12 Januar 2020. Retrieved 16 August 2020.