Basic Site Details

Name: Altyre House
City or county: Morayshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Rafford
Status: Demolished
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Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 51818 AdditionDesigns for enlargement
Item 2 of 51892  Alterations? Work unclear
Item 3 of 5c. 1900  Additions
Item 4 of 519311933AdditionAdditions and alterations and new fittings
Item 5 of 51962 Demolition 

People

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 8James McBride (or MacBride)ArchitectA1818 Designs for enlargement
Item 2 of 8John KinrossArchitect 1892 Was appointed as architect to Sir William Gordon Cumming. Design for new wings?
Item 3 of 8A & W ReidArchitectural practiceC1892 Additions - perhaps executing Kinross's work
Item 4 of 8Alexander ReidArchitectC1892 Additions - perhaps executing Kinross's work
Item 5 of 8John WittetArchitectC1892 Additions - as assistant to A & W Reid and partner after 1893, perhaps executing Kinross's work
Item 6 of 8William ReidArchitectC1892 Additions - perhaps executing Kinross's work
Item 7 of 8William Laidlaw CarruthersArchitect c. 1900 Additions
Item 8 of 8James Grant ShearerArchitectB1931(?)1933Large additions and alterations

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 3Cumming, Alistair Gordon, SirClient for Shearer alterations
Item 2 of 3Cumming, Sir William GordonClient for Wittet work
Item 3 of 3Cumming, Sir William Gordon, BartClient for McBride work

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Walker, David W and Woodworth, Matthew2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire North and Moray Yale University Presspp461-2
Item 2 of 2Who's Who in Architecture1914    

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Library of IrelandCollectionsDep. 175/61/file 2 
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Carruthers work
Item 3 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSShearer and Annand Collection SA 1930/9/1-2 Shearer work
Item 4 of 4RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers John Wittet: L v26, no 2160