Basic Site Details

Name: Meikleour
Town, district or village: Blairgowrie
City or county: Perthshire
Country: Scotland
Parish: Caputh
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  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318691870 Alterations and additions by Bryce
Item 2 of 3c. 1880  Addition of service wing
Item 3 of 31920  Additions for Lady Violet Astor - new hall and institute


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 5David BryceArchitect 18691870Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 5Andrew Heiton (junior)ArchitectBc. 1880 Addition of service wing
Item 3 of 5Donald Alexander StewartArchitectA1920 Additions - new hall and institute
Item 4 of 5Robert Matthew MitchellArchitectA1920 Additions - new hall and institute
Item 5 of 5Smart & StewartArchitectural practiceA1920 Additions - new hall and institute


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Astor, Violet, LadyClient for 1920 additions (new hall and institute)
Item 2 of 2Dowager Marchioness of Lansdowne 


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Gifford, John2007The Buildings of Scotland: Perth and Kinross Yale University Pressp523-4
Item 2 of 3Groome, Francis H Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-85) Edinburgh, London & Glasgow: Thomas C Jack, Grange Publishing Works 
Item 3 of 3Who's Who in Architecture1923   Smart & Stewart alterations

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 3Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register4420 
Item 2 of 3Meikleour, BlairgowriePerspective views of alternative proposals for entrance front at house, dated 1869  
Item 3 of 3RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers Robert Matthew Mitchell: F no2934 (box 14); Donald Alexander Stewart: F no2731 (box 11)