Basic Site Details

Name: Keith Hall
Town, district or village: Inverurie
City or county: Aberdeenshire
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status: A listed
Grid ref:
Notes: Stylistically similar to work of Alexander Jaffray but he was too young at this date.

Alternative Names

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

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 11Late 1500s or early 1600s Build/constructionZ plan tower house - now at rear of main block
Item 2 of 111729 Plans drawn upDesigns for rebuilding the tower house and remodelling the remainder in an Early Georgian manner with Palladian wings - not executed
Item 3 of 1118101813RepairRepairs and alterations
Item 4 of 111850s ProposedVarious architects called on for alterations?
Item 5 of 111851 ProposedBaronial additions - exhibited at RSA
Item 6 of 111872  Repairs to stonework
Item 7 of 1118971898 Alterations - drawings dated
Item 8 of 111901  Some alterations executed
Item 9 of 111903  Date of Garvie drawings for work as executed
Item 10 of 1119381939 Alterations
Item 11 of 111984 Alteration/conversionConverted for multiple occupation

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 20Thomas Leiper HLate 1500s or early 1600s Possibly responsible for Z-plan tower house
Item 2 of 20Alexander GrayMasonL1696 May have been responsible for the design - with the mason John Reid.
Item 3 of 20William AdamArchitectI1729 Designs for rebuilding the tower house and remodelling the remainder in an Early Georgian manner with Palladian wings - not executed
Item 4 of 20John PatersonArchitectS1788 Repairs and alterations
Item 5 of 20J, W H & J M Hay ('The Hays of Liverpool')Architectural practiceD1850s Consulted on work here
Item 6 of 20James Murdoch HayArchitectD1850s Consulted on work at house
Item 7 of 20John HayArchitectD1850s Consulted on work here
Item 8 of 20William Hardie HayArchitectD1850s Consulted on work here
Item 9 of 20William RamageArchitectE1850s Consulted about work at house
Item 10 of 20David BryceArchitect 1851 Baronial additions
Item 11 of 20James MatthewsArchitectC1872 Repairs to stonework
Item 12 of 20John Bridgeford PirieArchitectC1872 Repairs to stonework -as leading draftsman to Matthews
Item 13 of 20Arthur George Sydney MitchellArchitectA18971898Alterations - drawings dated. May not have executed these proposals - alterations may be by Garvie. No drawings by Mitchell of alterations to main elevation
Item 14 of 20George WilsonArchitectA18971898Alterations - drawings dated. May not have executed these proposals - alterations may be by Garvie. No drawings by Mitchell of alterations to main elevation
Item 15 of 20Sydney Mitchell & WilsonArchitectural practiceA18971898Alterations - drawings dated. May not have executed these proposals - alterations may be by Garvie. No drawings by Mitchell of alterations to main elevation
Item 16 of 20Messrs J Garvie & SonsDesigners 1903 Drawings of executed work (drawings dated 1903) - perhaps executed Sydney Mitchell's designs? Or more probably worked as decorators
Item 17 of 20George Angus MitchellArchitectB19381939Alterations
Item 18 of 20George Bennett MitchellArchitectB19381939Alterations
Item 19 of 20George Bennett Mitchell & SonArchitectural practiceB19381939Alterations
Item 20 of 20Douglas ForrestArchitectG1984 Conversion to multiple occupancy - with Kit Martin as developer

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Kintore, 5th Earl ofCleint for John Paterson work
Item 2 of 2Kintore, 8th Earl of 

References

Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
 Author(s)DateTitlePartPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 3MacGibbon and Ross Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland  Plans
Item 2 of 3RSA1851   431
Item 3 of 3Sharples, J, Walker, D W and Woodworth, M2015The Buildings of Scotland: Aberdeenshire South and Aberdeen London and New Haven: Yale University Presspp 48, 575

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Country Life28 May 1987  pp138-143. Article by Giles Worsley.

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 5Aberdeen City ArchivesGeorge Bennett Mitchell and Son Collection GBM/1930/38/1-10
Item 2 of 5Courtesy of David W WalkerInformation sent to Dictionary Sent January 2013
Item 3 of 5Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register9136 
Item 4 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSJ B Pirie Collection Notebook (specifications)
Item 5 of 5National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSSchomberg Scott Collection Dyeline plans from 1938 survey