Basic Biographical Details

Name: James Winter
Designation: Architect, Mason
Bio Notes: James Winter was a Scottish master mason and architect who was active in the 1740s and 1750s. He was involved with projects as far apart as Blair in Perthshire and Berwick-upon-Tweed where he was an arbitrator in a dispute over the erection of the Town Hall and Steeple. He may have been related to the mason Thomas Winter who worked at Floors with William Adam though not to Thomas Winter who was a land surveyor and landscape gardener who was English and who worked at Monymusk.

Buildings and Designs

This architect, mason was involved with the following buildings or structures from the date specified (click on an item to view details):
 Date startedBuilding nameTown, district or villageIslandCity or countyCountryNotes
Item 1 of 41743Blair CastleBlair Atholl PerthshireScotlandNew stable block
Item 2 of 41744Dunkeld House  PerthshireScotlandProposed addition to house - not executed
Item 3 of 41747Blair CastleBlair Atholl PerthshireScotlandAlterations to exterior of castle (destroyed by Bryce additions). Not responsible for interior.
Item 4 of 4c. 1750Stewartfield House  RoxburghshireScotlandContracted for the masonry of house. Designer not known.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this architect, mason:
Item 1 of 2Berwick-upon-Tweed Berwick Guide-Books, 14 January 1756   
Item 2 of 2Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition