Basic Site Details

Name: Urie House
Town, district or village: Fetteresso
City or county: Kincardineshire
Country: Scotland
Status: B Listed
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Notes: Walls, south lodge, coachhouse, Blue gate and Blue Lodge and gatepiers still C listed. House now a roofless shell.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Ury House  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Country House  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31789 Plans drawn upProposal to remodel house - not executed
Item 2 of 31855 ReconstructionIncluding lodges
Item 3 of 318831884Enlarged 


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5James PlayfairArchitectF1789 Proposal to remodel house
Item 2 of 5John Baird 'Primus' (John Baird I)ArchitectA1855 Rebuilding, including lodges
Item 3 of 5Mr DavidsonArchitect, BuilderD1855 Acted as Inspector of Works during the rebuilding
Item 4 of 5Alexander RossArchitect 18831884 
Item 5 of 5John Rutherford JohnstoneArchitectCBefore 1923 Unspecified estate work


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 3Baird TrusteesClient for Johnstone work
Item 2 of 3Baird, AlexanderClient for the rebuilding
Item 3 of 3Barclay, RobertClient for James Playfair scheme


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 5Colvin, Howard2008A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840 London: YUP. 4th edition 
Item 2 of 5Geddes, Jane2001Deeside and the Mearns: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIAS/Rutland Pressp23
Item 3 of 5MacLehose, James1886Memoirs and portraits of one hundred Glasgow Men who have died during the last thirty years  Glasgow: James MacLehose & SonsVolume 1, p23
Item 4 of 5Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp61, 66, 328, 760
Item 5 of 5Who's Who in Architecture1923    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49615 
Item 2 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49616 
Item 3 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49608 
Item 4 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49609 
Item 5 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register49610 
Item 6 of 7Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9364 
Item 7 of 7Soane MuseumSoane Museum Collection  Soane portfolio of Playfair drawings