Basic Site Details

Name: Newton Hall
Town, district or village: Kennoway
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish:  
Status:  
Grid ref:
Notes: There appear to be the original plans of Newton Hall in the Gillespie & Scott collection - see no 921

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 2Balbirnie Estate, Newton Hall  
Item 2 of 2Newtonhall  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 2House  
Item 2 of 2Country House  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 41829  Designed and built by Bryce
Item 2 of 4June 1829August 1829 Drawings dated
Item 3 of 46 June 1829  Contracts signed
Item 4 of 4April 1904  Steading, stable offices and perhaps other alterations to house - date of drawings (also redrainage of house in 1904)

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 7David BryceArchitect 1829 Bryce's first known independent commission
Item 2 of 7Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1904 Steading, alterations and additions on farmhouse and stable offices and perhaps other alterations to house - date of drawings (also redrainage of house in 1904)
Item 3 of 7James Ross GillespieArchitectA1904 Steading, alterations and additions on farmhouse and stable offices and perhaps other alterations to house - date of drawings (also redrainage of house in 1904)
Item 4 of 7James ScottArchitectA1904 Steading, alterations and additions on farmhouse and stable offices and perhaps other alterations to house - date of drawings (also redrainage of house in 1904)
Item 5 of 7Andrew David HaxtonArchitectC19381950Alterations - begun by Haxton, completed in partnership and continued by firm after his retirement.
Item 6 of 7Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC19451972Alterations - begun by Haxton in 1938, completed in partnership and continued by firm after his retirement.
Item 7 of 7Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC19451972Alterations - begun by Haxton in 1938, completed in partnership and continued by firm after his retirement.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Wallace, John 

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 9Fife Council?Kennoway Dean of Guild Records Ref 476
Item 2 of 9Historic Environment ScotlandListed Buildings Register10010 
Item 3 of 9National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Balfour of Balbirnie Papers Twelve sheets of working drawings titled Wester Newton
Item 4 of 9National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans  
Item 5 of 9National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSDrawings Collection Copies (Gillespie and Scott drawings)
Item 6 of 9National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/32
Item 7 of 9National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 246/2-10, 12-24
Item 8 of 9Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore93704 
Item 9 of 9St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundles nos 476 and 771, 772 (last 2 deleted), 921, 924