Basic Site Details

Name: Brotherstone House
Town, district or village: Benholm/Fordoun
City or county: Kincardineshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Benholm
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Brotherton HouseYes 
Item 2 of 2Lathallan School  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31864  Layout of grounds
Item 2 of 318641868Build/constructionDates given by 'Buildings of Scotland' for construction of house
Item 3 of 3After 1872 AdditionLaundry and drying house


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 Forbes BeattieArchitect 1864 Layout of grounds
Item 2 of 5James MatthewsArchitectA18641868House
Item 3 of 5Matthews & LawrieArchitectural practiceA18641868 
Item 4 of 5James MatthewsArchitectBAfter 1872 Laundry and drying house
Item 5 of 5John Bridgeford PirieArchitectBAfter 1872 Laundry and drying house - as assistant to Matthews


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Scott, Hercules James and his wife, Moon, Anna 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Architects Engineers and Building Trades Directory1868Architect's, Engineer's and Building Trades' Directory London, WymanEntry for James Matthews
Item 2 of 3Geddes, Jane2001Deeside and the Mearns: An Illustrated Architectural Guide Edinburgh: RIAS/Rutland Pressp36
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp62, 635

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Original drawings of grounds
Item 2 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Notebook (specifications of quantities); also for details of plaster and slater work. Plan showing section of roof (no 506 on handlist)