Basic Site Details

Name: Keiss Castle
Town, district or village: Keiss
City or county: Caithness
Country: Scotland
Parish: Wick
Status: B Listed
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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 218601862 Extensive Scottish Baronial additions
Item 2 of 21980 Alteration/conversionDivision of house and conversion into separate dwellings. Conversion of coachhouse into dwelling house

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 2David BryceArchitect 18601862Extensive Scottish Baronial additions
Item 2 of 2Margaret ('Lyndall') Elisabeth Marion Leet (Mrs)ArchitectB1980 Division of house and conversion into separate dwellings. Conversion of coachhouse into dwelling house

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Miller, Mrs DixieClient for 1980 work
Item 2 of 2Portland, 5th Duke of 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 2Allen, Nic (ed.) Scottish Architects in Conservation  p70
Item 2 of 2Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Builder27 May 1876XXXIV Obituary of David Bryce

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register18445