Basic Biographical Details

Name: Bell Family
Designation: Mason
Bio Notes: Master masons working in Aberdeenshire in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

Buildings and Designs

This 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 7 Craigievar CastleCraigievar AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 2 of 71540Tillycairn Castle  AberdeenshireScotlandAttribution on account of the rich treatment of the upperworks
Item 3 of 71560sLickleyhead Castle  AberdeenshireScotlandAttribution
Item 4 of 71590sCrathes CastleCrathes Aberdeenshire/KincardineshireScotlandPossibly responsible for upper storeys
Item 5 of 7Late 1500sFyvie Castle and ancillary buildingsFyvie AberdeenshireScotland 
Item 6 of 7c. 1600Midmar CastleEcht AberdeenshireScotlandRemodelling
Item 7 of 71604Craigston Castle  AberdeenshireScotlandDesign attributed to Bell Family or John Bell.


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this mason:
Item 1 of 2Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp51-52 etc
Item 2 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Pressp218