Basic Site Details

Name: Fincastle
Island: Harris
City or county: Inverness-shire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Harris
Status: A Listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Estate buildings B listed

Alternative Names

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

Building Type Classification

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

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 218641867  
Item 2 of 219741984ReconstructionRefurbishment

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 10David BryceArchitect 18641867 
Item 2 of 10Henry Frederick GlassArchitectA19751979Refurbishment
Item 3 of 10Peter Lamont Burnside BorthwickArchitectA19751984Refurbishment - may have left by this date
Item 4 of 10Thomas Ogilvie Maclean Cordiner A19751984Refurbishment
Item 5 of 10Cunningham Glass Partnership B19751984Refurbishment
Item 6 of 10James Napier CunninghamArchitectB19751984Refurbishment
Item 7 of 10Stuart Lister IngramArchitectB19751984Refurbishment
Item 8 of 10William Gordon Liam FindlayArchitectB19751984Refurbishment
Item 9 of 10Liam Findlay Architects C1988 Continuation of refurbishment?
Item 10 of 10William Gordon Liam FindlayArchitectC1988 Continuation of refurbishment?

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Dunmore, Earl of 
Item 2 of 2Ennessy SAn (?)Client for refurbishment

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Fiddes, Valerie and Rowan, Alistair1976David Bryce 1803-1876 Exhibition Catalogue, University of Edinburghp113

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce, listed as 'Fin Castle'

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12767 
Item 2 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12747Archway and cottages etc
Item 3 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12749Boathouse
Item 4 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12748Kennels
Item 5 of 6Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register12746Gates
Item 6 of 6RIAS, Rutland SquareRecords of membership William Findlay's paper